What organizations have issued guidelines for prevention of stroke relative to holiday heart syndrome (HHS)?

Updated: May 30, 2018
  • Author: Lawrence Rosenthal, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Jose M Dizon, MD  more...
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Guidelines have been issued by the following organizations for prevention of stroke in atrial fibrillation (AF) patients:

  • 2014 American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology/Heart Rhythm Society (AHA/ACC/HRS) [30]
  • 2012 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) [31]
  • 2014 American Academy of Neurology (AAN) [35]
  • 2012 American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) [36]

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