Brain and Spinal Cord - Atrial Fibrillation CHA(2)DS(2)-VASc Score for Stroke Risk

Atrial Fibrillation CHA2DS2-VASc Score for Stroke Risk

Select Criteria:
Clinical Features
Congestive heart failure / LV dysfunction (1 point)
Hypertension (1 point)
Diabetes Mellitus (1 point)
History of stroke, TIA or thromboembolism (2 points)
Vascular disese (history of MI, PVD or aortic atherosclerosis) (1 point)
65-74 years old (1 point)
>= 75 years old (2 points)
Male (0 points)
Female (1 point)
Results: Total Criteria Point Count:
  • The Lip-Halperin article seeks to improve stroke risk stratification of the CHADS(2) score by adding more points for age >=75 and Vascular disease.
  • The article suggests aspirin or no treatment for a score of 0, and oral anticoagulation when the score is 2 or greater.
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