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External continuous ECG versus loop recording for atrial fibrillation detection in patients who had a stroke
  1. Michala Herskind Sejr1,
  2. Ole May1,
  3. Dorte Damgaard2,
  4. Birgitte Forsom Sandal3,
  5. Jens Cosedis Nielsen4
  1. 1 Department of Cardiology, Cardiovasculair Research Unit, Regional Hospital West Jutland, Herning, Denmark
  2. 2 Department of Neurology, Aarhus Universitetshospital, Aarhus, Denmark
  3. 3 Department of Neurology, Regional Hospital West Jutland, Denmark
  4. 4 Department of Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
  1. Correspondence to Michala Herskind Sejr, Department of Cardiology, Cardiovasculair Research Unit, Herning 7400, Denmark; michhers{at}rm.dk

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  • Contributors MHS contributed in literature search, fund applications and obtaining permits, figures, study design, data collection, data analysis, data interpretation and writing. JCN contributed in literature search, figures, study design, data analysis, data interpretation, writing and guidance on cardiological aspects. OM contributed in figures, study design, data interpretation, writing and guidance on cardiological aspects. DD contributed in study design, writing and guidance on neurologic aspects. BFS contributed in data collection, writing and guidance on neurologic aspects.

  • Funding This work was supported by Health Research Fund of Central Denmark Region (1-31-72-15-14), Danish Heart Foundation (14-R97-A5075-22884/17-R115-A7606-22069) and Aase and Ejnar Danielsen Foundation (10-001847). Novo Nordisk Foundation (NNF16OC0018658) and an institutional unrestricted grant from Abbott, Denmark, supported JCN.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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  • Contributors MHS contributed in literature search, fund applications and obtaining permits, figures, study design, data collection, data analysis, data interpretation and writing. JCN contributed in literature search, figures, study design, data analysis, data interpretation, writing and guidance on cardiological aspects. OM contributed in figures, study design, data interpretation, writing and guidance on cardiological aspects. DD contributed in study design, writing and guidance on neurologic aspects. BFS contributed in data collection, writing and guidance on neurologic aspects.

  • Funding This work was supported by Health Research Fund of Central Denmark Region (1-31-72-15-14), Danish Heart Foundation (14-R97-A5075-22884/17-R115-A7606-22069) and Aase and Ejnar Danielsen Foundation (10-001847). Novo Nordisk Foundation (NNF16OC0018658) and an institutional unrestricted grant from Abbott, Denmark, supported JCN.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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