A randomized, controlled study of amiodarone for prevention of atrial fibrillation after transthoracic esophagectomy
Activity Provided By
American Association for Thoracic Surgery
Overview / Abstract
After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
* Understand the implications of perioperative atrial fibrillation after major thoracic surgery.
* Understand the importance of the sample size calculation for a trial such as this one.
* Understand risk factors for atrial fibrillation after major thoracic surgery.
* Understand the potential side effects of amiodarone.
Credits / Hours
1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
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Activity Specialities / Related Topics
Cardiology / Cardiovascular, Preventive Care, Surgery