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Atrial Fibrillation Post Coronary Artery Graft Surgery: A Review Of Literature

Authors Jannati M

Received 19 August 2019

Accepted for publication 30 September 2019

Published 7 November 2019 Volume 2019:12 Pages 415—420

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/IJGM.S227761

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Peer reviewers approved by Dr Nicola Ludin

Peer reviewer comments 2

Editor who approved publication: Dr Scott Fraser


Mansour Jannati

Cardiovascular Surgery Ward, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

Correspondence: Mansour Jannati
Cardiovascular Surgery Ward, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Central Building of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Zand Street, Shiraz, Iran
Tel + 989171122759 Email janatim@sums.ac.ir

Abstract: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a failure that is observed in heart disease and is also known to be the most common heart rhythm disturbance post coronary artery bypass surgery. Although AF is considered a transient problem, it is usually accompanied with a variety of complications and morbidity for patients and may result in death. In the present study, pre- and post-operative considerable factors which may increase the risk and mortality of AF, and possible treatments have been concisely reviewed.

Keywords: atrial fibrillation, cardiac surgery, mortality, risk factor, prophylaxis


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