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NICE recommends implantable monitor to identify atrial fibrillation after stroke

BMJ 2020; 368 doi: (Published 14 January 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;368:m133
  1. Elisabeth Mahase
  1. The BMJ

People who have had a stroke with no identified cause could have their heart activity tracked and sent remotely to their doctor, suggests draft guidance of the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.1 The guidance, which is under consultation until 4 February, said that the Reveal LINQ monitor can be used to track heart activity over long periods of time and …

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