Podcast #5 – Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke

Podcast #5 – Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is an irregular heart rhythm with rapid and irregular beating. It is estimated to increase the risk of stroke 3 to 5-fold and to be associated with around a quarter of all ischaemic strokes. Additionally, AF is associated with more severe...

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Podcast #3 – Three-dimension view on stroke

Podcast #3 – Three-dimension view on stroke

Stroke can happen to anyone, anytime. We spoke with Hrvoje Jurlina, MD, who has a unique perspective on stroke, being a medical professional, a young stroke survivor and a caregiver who recently lost his father to stroke. Hrvoje Jurlina is the Second Vice-President of...

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