Effect of preoperative atorvastatin therapy on atrial fibrillation following off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting.

@article{Ji2009EffectOP,
  title={Effect of preoperative atorvastatin therapy on atrial fibrillation following off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting.},
  author={Qiang Ji and Yunqing Mei and Xisheng Wang and Yifeng Sun and Jing Feng and Jianzhi Cai and Shiliang Xie and Liangjie Chi},
  journal={Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={73 12},
  pages={2244-9}
}
BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation (AF) after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is still the most common postoperative arrhythmic complication. Previous studies report that patients undergoing preoperative statin therapy had a lower incidence of postoperative AF. This study aimed to assess the effect of preoperative atorvastatin therapy on preventing AF… CONTINUE READING