Serial ECG Versus Holter to Detect Atrial Fibrillation in Elderly Ischemic Stroke Patients


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation is often undetected because characteristics such as short duration, episodic, and frequently asymptomatic nature make it challenging to diagnose at the bedside, leading to suboptimal secondary prevention. It is not uncommon for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation to be undetected in a single electrocardiogram (ECG) on admission. Conventional 24-hour Holter monitoring is often used to...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 15 October 2015.

1 Aug 2015 12 Oct 2015 1 Jul 2018 1 Jul 2018 1 Oct 2015 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Open Label
  • Purpose: Diagnostic
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


  • Meng Lee, MD

  • Jiann-Der Lee, MD