Serum cholesterol levels and postoperative atrial fibrillation


Aydin M., Susam I., Kilicaslan B., Dereli M., Sacar M. , Ozdogan O.

JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY, vol.9, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1749-8090-9-69
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY

Abstract

Background: Post-operative atrial fibrillation is an important complication after coronary bypass surgery. As inflammation and oxidative stress were makedly encountered in the etiology, high cholesterol was also defined to provoke atrial fibrillation. In this present study, the relationship between postoperative atrial fibrillation and preoperative serum lipid levels were evaluated.