Prophylaxis and Management of Atrial Fibrillation Associated With General Thoracic Surgery

Publication Date: September 1, 2011
Last Updated: March 14, 2022

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Pharmacologic Prophylaxis of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation

Patients taking -blockers before GTS should have -blockade continued (at reduced dose if epidural analgesia is used) in the postoperative period. (B, Class I)
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Prophylaxis and Management of Atrial Fibrillation Associated With General Thoracic Surgery

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