News on AF screening from network members: “Research Priorities in Atrial Fibrillation Screening” – Emelia J. Benjamin, Renate B. Schnabel, Isabelle C. Van Gelder et al.

Our colleagues Emelia Benjamin, Renate Schnabel and Isabelle C. Van Gelder has spearheaded this report from the U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood institute. It gives a nice overview of the current status of AF screening and highlights the knowledge gaps in an elegant way: “(1) role of opportunistic screening; (2) AF as a risk factor, risk marker, or both; (3) relationship between AF burden detected with long-term monitoring and outcomes/treatments; (4) designs of potential randomized trials of systematic AF screening with clinically relevant outcomes; and (5) role of AF screening after ischemic stroke.”

Read the full article here.

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