Postoperative atrial fibrillation: a comparison of off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery and conventional coronary artery bypass graft surgery.

@article{Place2002PostoperativeAF,
  title={Postoperative atrial fibrillation: a comparison of off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery and conventional coronary artery bypass graft surgery.},
  author={David Place and Raul A Peragallo and Jo Carroll and Robert J. Cusimano and Davy C H Cheng},
  journal={Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={144-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the incidence and pattern of onset of postoperative atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery with and without cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). DESIGN Retrospective, cohort-controlled study. SETTING University hospital and tertiary referral center. PARTICIPANTS A group of 108 consecutive patients who underwent primary off-pump coronary artery bypass (OP-CAB) surgery and a control group of 100 patients who underwent CABG… CONTINUE READING
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