Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Contribution of Inflammation and Oxidative Stress in Pericardial Fluid to Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation After Cardiac Surgery|
Spencer J Melby
||St Louis, MO
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| January 2017 -
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Postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is one of the most common complications following cardiac surgery. Veterans are not spared from this frequent complication: the incidence of new onset atrial arrhythmias requiring treatment ranges from 30% for patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) to 64% for patients undergoing a combined CABG and mitral valve replacement. There is also an increased incidence of postoperative stroke, increased length of intensive care unit and hospita...
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