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Early postoperative statin administration does not affect the rate of atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery

European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery : Official Journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery

Jan 14, 2020

Jahangir KhanKati M Järvelä

Abstract

Postoperative atrial fibrillation is the most frequent complication after cardiac surgery, and the use of statins in preventing them is being extensively studied. The aim of this study was to investigate whether a pause in the administration of statins affects the occurrence of atrial f...read more

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Cardiac Surgery Procedures
Observation Parameter
Randomization
Administration Procedure
Operative Surgical Procedures
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Chronic Atrial Fibrillation
EEF1A2
Study
Explanation of Plan: Medication
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Early postoperative statin administration does not affect the rate of atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery

European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery : Official Journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery

Jan 14, 2020

Jahangir KhanKati M Järvelä

PMID: 31930308

DOI: 10.1093/ejcts/ezz365

Abstract

Postoperative atrial fibrillation is the most frequent complication after cardiac surgery, and the use of statins in preventing them is being extensively studied. The aim of this study was to investigate whether a pause in the administration of statins affects the occurrence of atrial f...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Cardiac Surgery Procedures
Observation Parameter
Randomization
Administration Procedure
Operative Surgical Procedures
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Chronic Atrial Fibrillation
EEF1A2
Study
Explanation of Plan: Medication

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Atrial fibrillation refers to the abnormal heart rhythm characterized by rapid and irregular beating of the atria. Here is the latest research.

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