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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 65-70

Atrial fibrillation post cardiac bypass surgery


Department of Internal Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA

Correspondence Address:
Mohamed A EL-Haddad
Resident, Detroit Receiving Hospital, Wayne State University-Detroit Medical Center
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2231-0770.102280

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Atrial fibrillation occurs in 5-40% patients after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Atrial fibrillation increases mortality and morbidity in the post-operative period. We sought to conduct a comprehensive review of literature focusing on pathophysiology, risk factors, prevention and treatment of post coronary artery bypass graft atrial fibrillation.


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