Preoperative Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea With Positive Airway Pressure Is Associated With Decreased Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation After Cardiac Surgery

    loading  Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid

Abstract

(Abstracted from J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 31:1250–1256, 2017)

Postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is a common complication following cardiac surgery. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been identified as a risk factor for POAF after cardiac surgery in nonsurgical patients.

Related Topics

    loading  Loading Related Articles