Associations between preoperative P-wave characteristics, C-reactive protein levels, and atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass graft surgery

Nahid Azdaki, Navid Ghodsi Nik, Navid Rabiee, Mahmood Zardast, Amir Sharifabad, Mahmood Maleki, Majid Jafarnezhad
2016 Journal of Surgery and Trauma   unpublished
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common complication of cardiac surgery which may cause remarkable morbidity and complications. Identifying predicting factors of this arrhythmia can help prophylactic therapy. The present study is designed to investigate the hypothesis that HsCRP level and P-wave characteristics are associated with the incidence of post-operative AF.