New health report exposes imminent risk of a stroke crisis in Europe

09.12.2009

Urgent coordinated action is needed to avoid the thousands of preventable strokes that leave many atrial fibrillation (AF) patients mentally and physically disabled or dead, every year. A report "How Can We Avoid a Stroke Crisis?" launched in the European Parliament today by Action for Stroke Prevention, a group of health experts from across Europe, proposes measures to tackle stroke in patients with AF, the most common, sustained abnormal heart rhythm and a major cause of stroke...

ASP press release

Stroke Prevention Report (pdf 2 MB)

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Expert group "Action for Stroke Prevention (ASP)

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