INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY: Delayed stroke after TAVI—the role of new-onset AF

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Stroke after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is of major concern, with half of all events occurring days after the procedure. Amat-Santos and colleagues have reported a correlation between new-onset atrial fibrillation (NOAF) and ‘delayed’ cerebrovascular events in these patients and identified risk factors for this phenomenon, highlighting the need to rigorously address NOAF after TAVI.

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