Serum cholesterol levels and postoperative atrial fibrillation


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

JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY, cilt.9, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 9
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1186/1749-8090-9-69
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY

Özet

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.