Female gender and stroke risk in atrial fibrillation: Know your CHA2DS2-VASc Score

When it comes to the risk of stroke in atrial fibrillation, it pays to be a boy. Sorry, ladies. An important question came up on my recent post on AF and stroke. Why does being female give you an automatic point on CHADS2-VASc?  I keep seeing it, but I don’t see why that is. It… Continue reading Female gender and stroke risk in atrial fibrillation: Know your CHA2DS2-VASc Score