Published in Cardiovascular Week, June 12th, 2006
"The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of pre-existing atrial fibrillation on early and midterm clinical outcome in patients undergoing coronary surgery. All elective patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting surgery between April 1996 and September 2002 were investigated," scientists in England report.
C.A. Rogers and colleagues at the University of Bristol explained, "Patients were grouped according to their preoperative cardiac rhythm: sinus rhythm (SR) or...
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