January 2019

Article: Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists/European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists Practice Advisory for the Management of Perioperative Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

URL: https://journals.lww.com/anesthesia-analgesia/fulltext/2019/01000/Society_of_Cardiovascular.11.aspx

DOI: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000003865

Published: Anesthesia & Analgesia: January 2019 - Volume 128 - Issue 1 - Pages 33-42

Authors: J. Daniel Muehlschlegel, Peter S. Burrage, Jennie Yee Ngai, Jordan M. Prutkin, Chuan-Chin Huang, Xinling Xu, Sanders H. Chae, Bruce A. Bollen, Jonathan P. Piccini, Nanette M. Schwann, Aman Mahajan, Marc Ruel, Simon C. Body, Frank W. Sellke, Joseph Mathew and Ben O’Brien.

Article Description:

This is a survey and a narrative review of risk factors, prevention and treatment of the perioperative atrial fibrillation (poAF) in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Survey questions were filled by members of Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA) and European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiologists (EACTA).

This survey describes the latest evidence and the current clinical practice in the USA, Canada and Europe and other countries.

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Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists/European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists Practice Advisory for the Management of Perioperative Atrial Fibrillation in Patients...

Anesthesia & Analgesia128(1):33-42, January 2019.

 

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