|Hospitalized and symptomatic|
|High stroke risk|
|Inappropriate indications (not indicated)|
|Stable with therapeutic anticoagulation >3 weeks|
|AF <48 h|
|Hospitalized but asymptomatic|
Adapted from Asher et al. (6).
AF = atrial fibrillation; CHF = congestive heart failure; DCC = direct current cardioversion; TEE = transesophageal echocardiography.