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Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source Linked to Atrial Fibrosis Without Afib

Patients with embolic stroke of undetermined source (ESUS) exhibit similar atrial fibrosis as patients with atrial fibrillation and more fibrosis than healthy controls, according to a study published in Neurology. Even after controlling for stroke risk factors, fibrosis is still associated with ESUS, indicating that patients with advanced fibrosis but no atrial fibrillation may benefit…

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