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Wider availability of continuous rhythm monitoring has made feasible the incorporation of metrics of atrial fibrillation (AF) burden and duration into the decision to initiate anticoagulation. However, the relationship between thresholds of burden and duration and underlying risk factors at which anticoagulation should be considered remains unclear.

  • Great article looking at AF burden on implantable devices , CHADs VASC and risk of ischemic stroke. Once again, CHADsVASC seems to be the most important marker of risk