Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials on magnesium in addition to beta-blocker for prevention of postoperative atrial arrhythmias after coronary artery bypass grafting

@article{Wu2013MetaanalysisOR,
  title={Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials on magnesium in addition to beta-blocker for prevention of postoperative atrial arrhythmias after coronary artery bypass grafting},
  author={Xiaosan Wu and Congxia Wang and Jinyun Zhu and Chunyan Zhang and Yan Zhang and Yanhua Gao},
  journal={BMC Cardiovascular Disorders},
  year={2013},
  volume={13},
  pages={5 - 5}
}
  • Xiaosan Wu, Congxia Wang, +3 authors Yanhua Gao
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • BMC Cardiovascular Disorders
  • BackgroundAtrial arrhythmia (AA) is the most common complication after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Only beta-blockers and amiodarone have been convincingly shown to decrease its incidence. The effectiveness of magnesium on this complication is still controversial. This meta-analysis was performed to evaluate the effect of magnesium as a sole or adjuvant agent in addition to beta-blocker on suppressing postoperative AA after CABG.MethodsWe searched the PubMed, Medline, ISI Web of… CONTINUE READING

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