Learning Objectives:

1. Review the epidemiology and pathophysiology of atrial fibrillation as a cause of ischemic stroke

2. The potential role of atrial cardiopathy as an independent risk factor for ischemic stroke 

3. Management of patients with atrial fibrillation and hemorrhagic stroke 

4. To understand the risk and incidence of the stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation

5. To learn about data behind transcatheter left atrial appendage closure in patients at high risk of bleeding from oral anticoagulants 

6. To apply results from clinical trials of left atrial appendage closure to patients with atrial fibrillation

Session date: 
05/02/2023 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm CDT
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation

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Speaker Name: 
Elisheva Coleman, MD, Atman Shah, MD