London Health Sciences Centre’s 2017 Report to the Community is now online. Take a look at the incredible work of LHSC staff, physicians and volunteers this past year, which has led to milestone achievements, medical ‘firsts’ and strengthened partnerships with local and regional health-care and community agencies.
The most frequent cause of stroke is Atrial fibrillation (AF), a cardiac arrhythmia consisting of irregular heartbeats. These strokes are the most devastating ones. Recent observations in stroke patients suggest that stroke can also cause AF. This Post-Stroke Atrial Fibrillation (PSAF), in turn, can produce more strokes.