The Significance of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Aged ≥55 years Undergoing Abdominal Surgery

@article{Kazaure2014TheSO,
  title={The Significance of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Aged ≥55 years Undergoing Abdominal Surgery},
  author={Hadiza S. Kazaure and Sanziana A Roman and Douglas M Tyler and Julie Ann Sosa},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={39},
  pages={113-120}
}
The Institute of Medicine has identified atrial fibrillation (AF) among national priorities for research. We examine the incidence of AF and its association with outcomes of patients undergoing abdominal surgery. Patients ≥55 years who underwent abdominal surgery captured in a State Inpatient Database, 2008–2010. Three patient groups were created: (1) No… CONTINUE READING