Browsing by Author "Rızaoğlu, E."
The role of posterior pericardiotomy on the incidence of atrial fibrillation after coronary revascularization Authors:Arbatlı, Harun; Demirsoy, Ergun; Aytekin, Saide; Rızaoğlu, E.; Ünal, M.; Yağan, N.; Sönmez, Bingür
Publisher and Date:(Edizioni Minerva Medica, 2003)Aim. Pericardial effusion and atrial fibrillation (AF) are two common complications in coronary revascularization surgery. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficiency of posterior pericardiotomy in pericardial. effusion and AF. Methods. This randomized prospective study includes 113 patients who underwent isolated CABG procedure between May 2000 and December 2000 in our hospital. Posterior pericardiotomy incision was done in Group I (n=54). Group II constituted the control group (n=59). ...