Reduced atrial fibrillation in patients immediately extubated after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting.

Abstract

BACKGROUND We analyzed data from patients undergoing off-pump isolated coronary artery bypass grafting surgery (OPCABG) to determine if immediate extubation in the operating room affected the incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation. METHODS The study group comprised 2,376 consecutive OPCABG patients operated on between January 1, 2000, and December… (More)

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