Stroke risk in AF: time to set a new score?

The internationally accepted CHA2-DS2-VASc score used to identify stroke risk in atrial fibrillation could soon be phased out in Europe and replaced with a more comprehensive risk stratification tool.

Delegates at the ESC Congress heard that the CHA2-DS2-VASc score is good at identifying atrial fibrillation patients at relatively high risk of ischemic stroke but poor at assessing those whose risk is