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A randomized, controlled study of amiodarone for prevention of atrial fibrillation after transthoracic esophagectomy
Activity Expires: 07-01-2012

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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.

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Online

Credits / Hours

1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Is This Activity Certified for "Live" Credit?
NO

Activity Specialities / Related Topics
Cardiology / Cardiovascular, Preventive Care, Surgery

Activity Disciplines
Physician CME

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