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New-Onset Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation Impact on 5-Year Clinical Outcomes and Costs

Thursday, May 27, 2021

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Source Name: Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery


G. Hossein Almassi, Robert B. Hawkins, Muath Bishawi, A. Laurie Shroyer, Brack Hattler, Jacquelyn A. Quin, Joseph F. Collins, Faisal G. Bakaeen, Ramin Ebrahimi, Frederick L. Grover, Todd H. Wagner, for theVeterans Affairs Randomized On/Off Bypass Follow-up Study (ROOBY-FS) Group

This month's update on the economical and general aspects of the ROOBY-FS trial. The conclusion (on no impact of de novo post-CABG AF on the incidence of stroke nor the 5 year expenditure ) challenges many hitherto perceptions on this frequent compication of coronary surgery.


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