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American Association for Thoracic Surgery

A randomized, controlled study of amiodarone for prevention of atrial fibrillation after transthoracic esophagectomy

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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.

Expiration

Jul 01, 2012

Discipline(s)

Physician CME

Format

Online

Credits / Hours

1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Cardiology / Cardiovascular, Preventive Care, Surgery

Keywords / Search Terms

American Association for Thoracic Surgery A randomized, controlled study of amiodarone for prevention of atrial fibrillation after transthoracic esophagectomy

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