Preoperative brain natriuretic peptide and atrial arrhythmias after coronary artery bypass graft surgery.

@article{Bernstein2015PreoperativeBN,
  title={Preoperative brain natriuretic peptide and atrial arrhythmias after coronary artery bypass graft surgery.},
  author={Ethan Joseph Bernstein and Robert C. Block and Peter J. Veazie and Christine M. Tompkins and C. Allen Bashour and Alparslan Turan},
  journal={Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={
          611-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the association of preoperative brain natriuretic peptide with atrial arrhythmias and length of stay after cardiac surgery. DESIGN A retrospective data analysis. SETTING All data were collected from patients who underwent cardiac surgery at a single institution, an academic hospital, between 2005 and 2010. PARTICIPANTS Patient data were collected from the authors' institution's Perioperative Health Documentation System of cardiac surgeries. INTERVENTIONS None… CONTINUE READING

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