Patients who have been diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation need to be assessed by a qualified physician on their individual risk of stroke. The CHADS score is a predictive index for stroke risk recommended by the CCS guidelines.
A cardiologist local is a physician with special training and skill in finding, treating and preventing diseases of the heart like atrial fibrilation cholesterol COPD and blood vessels. Local Cardiologists work with patients to treat conditions including coronary artery heart disease, heart attack, atrial fibrillation and irregular heart rhythm. A cardiologist can help you manage risk through nutrition, exercise and lifestyle changes.