a new stroke risk score: ABC (Age, Biomarkers, Clinical history) combining: age, NT-proBNP, high-sensitivity troponine, prior stroke/transient ischaemic attack
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Eur Heart J. 2016 May 21;37(20):1582-90 Randomized Controlled Trial, Multicenter Study
IN atrial fibrillation, non valvular, stroke, ischemic, cerebral infarction, embolic The Use of
a new stroke risk score: ABC (Age, Biomarkers, Clinical history) combining: age, NT-proBNP, high-sensitivity troponine, prior stroke/transient ischaemic attack
As Prognostic Item
Is better Than
CHA2DS2-VASc score
To better predict the risk of stroke at a mean 2 years follow-up (c-indice 0.66 ABC vs. 0.58 CHA2DS2-VASc)