Prediction of vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease in patients with atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter using CHADS2 score

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Ruey-Hsing Chou ; Chun-Chih Chiu ; Chin-Chou Huang ; Wan-Leong Chan ; Po-Hsun Huang ; Yu-Chun Chen ; Tzeng-Ji Chen ; Chia-Min Chung ; Shing-Jong Lin ; Jaw-Wen Chen ; Hsin-Bang Leu (2016)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Journal of the Chinese Medical Association, volume 79, issue 9, pages 470-476 (issn: 1726-4901)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jcma.2016.02.007
  • Subject: Alzheimer's disease | atrial fibrillation | R5-920 | Medicine (General) | Medicine(all) | dementia | stroke | CHADS2 score
    mesheuropmc: mental disorders

Background: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with an increased risk of dementia. However, limited data are available on the predictors of dementia in patients with AF. This study aimed to evaluate whether the CHADS2 score could be a useful tool for risk stratifica... View more
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