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  Atrial Fibrillation CHA(2)DS(2)-VASc Score for Stroke Risk

The EBMcalc module Atrial Fibrillation CHA(2)DS(2)-VASc Score for Stroke Risk is available in EBMcalc Complete Edition.

This calculator evaluates the following Clinical Criteria:
  1. Cairns JA. ACP journal club. CHA2DS2-VASc had better discrimination than CHADS2 for predicting risk for thromboembolism in atrial fibrillation. Ann Intern Med. 2011 May 17;154(10):JC5-13. doi: 10.1059/0003-4819-154-10-201105170-02013. PubMed ID: 21576531 PubMed Logo
  2. Olesen JB, Lip GY, Hansen ML, et al. Validation of risk stratification schemes for predicting stroke and thromboembolism in patients with atrial fibrillation: nationwide cohort study. BMJ. 2011 Jan 31;342:d124. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d124. PubMed ID: 21282258 PubMed Logo
  3. January CT, Wann LS, Alpert JS, et al. 2014 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Mar 28. pii: S0735-1097(14)01740-9. PubMed ID: 24685669 PubMed Logo
  4. Lip GY, Halperin JL. Improving stroke risk stratification in atrial fibrillation. Am J Med. 2010 Jun;123(6):484-8. Review. PubMed ID: 20569748 PubMed Logo
  5. EBMcalc CrossRef: Atrial Fibrillation CHADS(2) Score for Stroke Risk
  6. Gage BF, Andrade A. ACP Journal Club. Various risk stratification schemes predict ischemic stroke and bleeding in atrial fibrillation. Ann Intern Med. 2012 Oct 16;157(8):JC4-13. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-157-8-201210160-02013. PubMed ID: 23070515 PubMed Logo
  7. Friberg L, Rosenqvist M, Lip GY. Evaluation of risk stratification schemes for ischaemic stroke and bleeding in 182 678 patients with atrial fibrillation: the Swedish Atrial Fibrillation cohort study. Eur Heart J. 2012 Jun;33(12):1500-10. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehr488. Epub 2012 Jan 13. PubMed ID: 22246443 PubMed Logo
  8. Shah SJ, Eckman MH, Aspberg S, et al. Effect of Variation in Published Stroke Rates on the Net Clinical Benefit of Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation. Ann Intern Med. 2018 Oct 16;169(8):517-527. PubMed ID: 30264130 PubMed Logo
  9. Mayer M, Alper BS, Leff L. Stroke Rate Variation and Anticoagulation Benefit in Atrial Fibrillation. Ann Intern Med. 2019 Jun 4;170(11):817-818. PubMed ID: 31158857 PubMed Logo


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