Preoperative Prophylaxis Can Decrease Rates of Atrial Fibrillation in Open Heart Surgery: A Retrospective Study


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Kocogullari C. U. , Emmiler M., Ayva E., Sasirtan T., Eren N., Cekirdekci A.

HEART SURGERY FORUM, cilt.11, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 11 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1532/hsf98.20081003
  • Dergi Adı: HEART SURGERY FORUM

Özet

Background. We investigated the effects of preoperative administration of beta-blockers on the incidence of atrial fibrillation (AF) after cardiothoracic surgery and the resulting morbidity and mortality.