Atrial fibrillation after surgical correction of mitral regurgitation in sinus rhythm: Incidence, outcome, and determinants Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
  • Postoperative Complications

abstract

  • Postoperative AF is common after surgical correction of MR in patients with no prior history of AF and is associated with increased subsequent morbidity. LA enlargement is independently predictive of postoperative AF and as such, should be integrated into the clinical decision-making process in patients with MR.

publication date

  • October 19, 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/01.CIR.0000145121.25259.54

PubMed ID

  • 15477410

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2320

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 110

number

  • 16