Risk of Stroke and Silent Cerebrovascular Thromboembolism After Cardioversion of Atrial Fibrillation "AFTER-CV"

Active, not recruiting

Phase 3 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Patients with the age of more than 18 years who are planned to undergo electrical or medical cardioversion

Exclusion Criteria

- Urgent cardioversion
- Patients who have implanted pace-makers or other metal devices
- Claustrophobia
- Hematological disorders disabling patients to receive anticoagulant agents
- Atrial fibrillation secondary to temporary causes.
- Serious rheumatic heart valve disease
- Hyperthyroidism
- History of malignancy
- Left atrium diameter > 55 mm
- Ejection fraction < 0.25