Jerzy Wołczyk

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Atrial fibrillation is the most common tachyarrhythmia after coronary artery bypass grafting. The etiology of this arrhythmia and factors responsible for its genesis are unclear. The aim of this study was to compare the frequency of AF in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting without the use of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) with those(More)
A case of a 70 year old female with permanent atrial fibrillation and a history of stroke is presented. Echocardiography showed the presence of an oval mass in the left atrium which suggested thrombus or atrial myxoma. The patient underwent urgent cardiac surgery during which a long thrombus, originating from the left atrial appendage, was successfully(More)
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