Long-term Cardiac Monitoring After Cryptogenic Stroke (CMACS) "CMACS"


Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Age > 18 years
- Seen at UCSF Medical Center for cryptogenic stroke or high-risk TIA
- Onset of stroke or TIA symptoms within the previous 60 days

Exclusion Criteria

- Definite small-vessel etiology by history or imaging
- Source found on vascular imaging of possible culprit vessels
- Source found by echocardiography (TEE not required)
- History of atrial fibrillation
- Atrial fibrillation on admission ECG
- Atrial fibrillation detected by inpatient cardiac telemetry (at least 24 hours required)
- Obvious culpable systemic illness such as endocarditis
- Patient unable to provide written, informed consent