Intravenous magnesium for prevention of atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Alghamdi2005IntravenousMF,
  title={Intravenous magnesium for prevention of atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Abdullah Saad Almalaise Alghamdi and Osman O Al-Radi and David A. Latter},
  journal={Journal of cardiac surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={293-9}
}
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is one of the most common complications after coronary artery bypass surgery. The objective of this study was to assess the effectiveness of intravenous magnesium in preventing postoperative atrial fibrillation. A meta-analysis of eight identified randomized controlled trials, reporting comparisons between magnesium and control was undertaken. The primary outcome was incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation. Our review revealed that use of intravenous magnesium is… CONTINUE READING

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