Transient Electrocardiogram Assessment in Stroke Evaluation "TEASE"

Not yet recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Patients, aged ≥18 years, with a validated diagnosis of ischemic cryptogenic stroke are eligible for the study.

Exclusion Criteria

- For screening with chest and thumb-ECG, exclusion criteria are as follows: previously known atrial arrhythmia with an indication for anticoagulation, implantable defibrillator, pacemaker or insertable cardiac monitor, pregnancy, permanent indication for anticoagulation (including low-molecular weight heparin) due to atrial arrhythmia, mechanical heart valve, deep vein thrombosis, or pulmonary embolism. Patients with a life expectancy ≤6 months (e.g. severe heart failure New York Heart Association functional class IV or malignancy) are likewise excluded.