Comparison of Rosuvastatin versus Atorvastatin for Preventing Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation


Abaci O. , Kocas C., Oktay V., Yildiz C. E. , Kilickesmez K. O. , Coskun U., ...Daha Fazla

HEART SURGERY FORUM, cilt.16, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 16 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1532/hsf98.20121061
  • Dergi Adı: HEART SURGERY FORUM

Özet

Background: Postoperative atrial fibrillation (AF) following cardiac surgery is associated with an increased risk of stroke, prolonged hospitalization, and increased costs. Statin therapy is associated with a lower incidence of postoperative AF. We aimed to compare the preventive effects of rosuvastatin and atorvastatin on postoperative AF.