Prospective, Multi Centre, International Registry of Male and Female Patients Newly Diagnosed With Atrial Fibrillation "GARFIELD"

Recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Provide written informed consent
- Age 18 years and over
- New diagnosis of permanent atrial fibrillation (diagnosis within the last 6 weeks) with at least one risk factor for stroke
Exclusion criteria:
- No further follow-up envisaged or possible within enrolling hospital or with associated family practitioner.
- Patients with a transient cause for atrial fibrillation which is reversible
Inclusion criteria of Patients for Validation Cohort
- Provide written informed consent
- Age 18 years and over
- Patients of permanent AF, regardless of therapy, with a diagnosis longer than six months before enrolment
Exclusion Criteria for patients of Validation Cohort Patients for whom no further follow-up can be envisaged or possible within enrolling hospital or with associated family practitioner will be excluded