Improved detection of atrial fibrillation could prevent disabling strokes

Improved detection of atrial fibrillation could prevent disabling strokes. A clinical trial examining the efficacy of two devices to monitor and detect atrial fibrillation (AF), or an irregular heartbeat, in ischemic stroke patients — one an implantable device that monitors over 12 months, the other an external device that monitors over a 30-day period — found the implantable device is […]