Evaluation of 5 Days Holter and 30 Days Thumb-ECG for Detection of Atrial Fibrillation in Stroke Patients "EHOT"

Completed

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- stroke or TIA within the last 3 months verified by a CT or a MR scan or unequivocal symptoms and old infarcts visualised on CT or MR
- age 65 or above
- patients able to handle the thumb-ECG
- written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria

- earlier diagnose of atrial fibrillation
- pacemaker or ICD device
- stroke induced by trauma, infection or surgery procedure
- carotid stenosis of more than 60%