Atrial Fibrillation CHA2DS2-VASc Score for Stroke Risk

Select Criteria:
Clinical Features
Congestive heart failure / LV dysfunction (1 point)
Hypertension (1 point)
Diabetes Mellitus (1 point)
History of stroke, TIA or thromboembolism (2 points)
Vascular disese (history of MI, PVD or aortic atherosclerosis) (1 point)
Age
65-74 years old (1 point)
>= 75 years old (2 points)
Sex
Male (0 points)
Female (1 point)
Results: Total Criteria Point Count:
  • The Lip-Halperin article seeks to improve stroke risk stratification of the CHADS(2) score by adding more points for age >=75 and Vascular disease.
  • The article suggests aspirin or no treatment for a score of 0, and oral anticoagulation when the score is 2 or greater.
  1. Lip GY, Halperin JL. Improving stroke risk stratification in atrial fibrillation. Am J Med. 2010 Jun;123(6):484-8. Review.
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