This WSA webinar will be focused on the detection of atrial fibrillation in stroke patients. The faculty will analyze current evidence on long-term cardiac monitoring from randomized clinical trials and metaanalyses.
1. To increase awareness among stroke physicians and cardiologists about the importance of looking for atrial fibrillation in stroke patients.
2. To provide stroke physicians and cardiologists with up-to-date evidence on cardiac rhythm monitoring post-stroke.
3. To enhance discussions about future research needs in the field.
Chair: Dr. Marc Fisher (USA)
Topics & Speakers
Prof. Renate Schnabel – Practical approach on cardiac monitoring after stroke? (Germany)
Dr. Mira Katan – Biomarkers and AF detection after stroke (Switzerland)
Dr. Jason Andrade – Long-term monitoring and AF burden-associated stroke risk in the general population (Canada)
Prof. Luciano Sposato – Risk profile of different AF types in stroke patients (Canada)
Expert Panel Discussion moderated by the chairs
Dr. Lee Schwamm (USA), Dr. Michael Hill (Canada), Prof. Rolf Wachter (Germany), Dr. Thalia Field (Canada), Prof. Luciano Sposato (Canada)
Date and Time: 6 pm (CET) on 27th March 2023
This webinar is sponsored by an (unrestricted) educational grant by Medtronic.