Variations in the prevalence of atrial fibrillation, and in the strength of its association with ischemic stroke, in countries with different income levels: INTERSTROKE case–control study

Authors : Robert Murphy, Albertino Damasceno, Catriona Reddin, Graeme J Hankey, Helle K Iversen, Shahram Oveisgharan, *Denis Xavier*, Patrio Lopez Jamarillo, Xingyu Wang, Salim Yusuf, Martin O'Donnell et al …

Publication Year : 2024

Abstract :

Background: The contribution of atrial fibrillation (AF) to the etiology and burden of stroke may vary by country income level.