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WSA Webinar - A New Era in Cardiac Rhythm Monitoring Post-Stroke (Discussions between Neurologists & Cardiologists)
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.

Topics & Speakers:

- Practical approach on cardiac monitoring after stroke? (Renate Schnabel, Germany)
- Biomarkers and AF detection after stroke (Mira Katan, Switzerland)
- Long-term monitoring and AF burden-associated stroke risk in the general population (Jason Andrade, Canada)
- Risk profile of different AF types in stroke patients (Luciano Sposato, Canada)

- Expert Panel Discussion moderated by the chairs:

Lee Schwamm (USA)
Michael Hill (Canada)
Rolf Wachter (Germany)
Thalia Field (Canada)
Luciano Sposato - Closing and invitation to complete an online survey on AF diagnosis and management preferences (Canada)

- Discussion and questions from the audience

This webinar is sponsored by an (unrestricted) educational grant from Medtronic.
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