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Heart & Vascular Center

MetroHealth's Heart & Vascular Center team consists of highly-trained surgeons who perform complex and lifesaving procedures. 

Appointments: 216-778-2328 (BEAT)  |  Pediatric Appointments: 216-778-2222

Heart & Vascular Center

MetroHealth's Heart & Vascular Center team consists of highly-trained surgeons who perform complex and lifesaving procedures. 

Appointments: 216-778-2328 (BEAT)  |  Pediatric Appointments: 216-778-2222

Am I at Increased Risk of Stroke?

Not everyone is at risk of stroke with atrial fibrillation. You can find out your risk below. The American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology guidelines recommend blood thinners for men with a score of 2 or women with a score of 3.

 

Question  Points
Are you a woman?  1 point
What is your age?

 1 point if 65-74 years

 2 points if older than 74 years

Do you have heart failure?  1 point
Have you ever had high blood pressure?  1 point
Have you ever had diabetes?  1 point
Have you ever had a stroke or mini stroke?  2 points
Do you have vascular disease (blocked blood vessels in the legs, neck arteries) or coronary artery disease (prior heart attack or stent)?  1 point
Total Points  

 

Total Points  Stoke Risk Each Year
 0  0%
 1  1.3%
 2  2.2%
 3  3.2%
 4  4.0%
 5  6.7%
 6  9.8%
 7  9.6%
 8  6.7%
 9  15.2%

Source: Who will benefit from anticoagulant therapy? Use of the CHADS2 score and its variants?


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Our Doctors/Medical Providers

Soufian Almahameed, MD

Soufian Almahameed, MD

Cardiology

30 ratings / 2 reviews
Saima Karim, DO

Saima Karim, DO

Cardiology

53 ratings / 8 reviews
Elizabeth S. Kaufman, MD

Elizabeth S. Kaufman, MD

Cardiology

78 ratings / 17 reviews
William R. Lewis, MD

William R. Lewis, MD

Division Director of Heart & Vascular

Cardiology

95 ratings / 23 reviews