Detection of Occult Paroxysmal AF in Cryptogenic Stroke or TIA Patients Using an Implantable Loop Recorder and Correlation With Genetic Markers.


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- 1. Cryptogenic stroke or TIA within 72 h of onset symptoms according to the criteria for the Trial of Org 10172 in Acute Stroke Treatment (TOAST ) 2. National Institute of Health Stroke scale (NIHSS ) score ≤ 15 3. Modified Rankin Scale (mRS ) score ≤ 3 4. Ability and willingness of patients or their relatives or legal representatives to understand study instructions both verbal and written in accordance with ICH GCP and legislation applicable in the Slovak Republic

Exclusion Criteria

- 1. Known etiology of stroke or TIA 2. Untreated hyperthyreosis 3. Myocardial infarct within 1 month of onset stroke or TIA 4. Coronary bypass within 1 month of onset stroke or TIA 5. Valvular disease requiring urgent surgery 6. Documented atrial fibrillation or flutter . 7. Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) 8. Permanent indication to oral anticoagulation therapy 9. Long-term steroid therapy > 30 days 10. Participation in another clinical trial oriented to experimental pharmacologic therapy .
11. Chronic inflammatory disease ( rheumatoid arthritide, IBD (Inflammatory bowel diseases ), lupus, vasculitis) 12. Severe co-morbidity not likely to complete to follow-up one year 13. Pregnant and breastfeeding women 14. Indication to pacemaker implantation, implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) or Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy IPG or ICD implantation 15. Unabillity provide or unconsent with requiring protocol procedures