Atrial Fibrillation and the Risk for Neurological Complications


Phase 4 Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

B8: Atrial fibrillation and the risk of neurological complications Twenty-five thousand acute strokes are caused by atrial fibrillation every year. But even more frequent than symptomatic strokes are silent infarctions of the brain. Silent strokes remain undetected in most cases, but cumulate over time and progressively impair cognition. The impact of atrial fibrillation on subacute brain infarctions is not yet...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 18 April 2007.

1 Jan 2004 25 Jul 2006 Unavailable Unavailable 1 Apr 2007 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Observation: Natural History
  • Perspective: Prospective


  • Stefan Knecht, Prof.