POAF

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AcronymDefinition
POAFPostoperative Atrial Fibrillation (cardiology)
POAFPortuguese Air Force
POAFPlan Operativo Anual Forestal (Spanish: Forest Annual Operating Plan)
POAFPak Oman Advantage Fund (finance)
POAFPurchase Order Approval Form
POAFPakistan Overseas Alliance Forum
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The incidence of atrial fibrillation after simple mitral valve replacement and aortic valve replacement is 35.1% and 36.2% respectively, and the incidence of atrial fibrillation after mitral valve replacement combined with aortic valve replacement can be as high as 55.4%.3 In addition, postoperative atrial fibrillation generally has a low conversion rate, and the sinus rhythm is poor after conversion, which may have adverse effects on patients, cause hemodynamic disorders and even cardiogenic shock, and increase risks of stroke, heart failure and hospitalization mortality.4,5
Among the patients with vitamin D insufficiency, the incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation was nonsignificantly lower in the vitamin D group than in the control group (31% vs.
Postoperative atrial fibrillation caught the eyes of doctors most recent years.
Nine trials revealed a risk of postoperative atrial fibrillation that averaged 44% lower among vitamin C-treated compared to untreated patients.
Oxidative stress indicators increasing in postoperative period such as xanthine oxidase, nuclear factor kappa B, and nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate oxidase are effective on pathogenesis of postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) [7].
Postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is the most common perioperative cardiac arrhythmia [2].
Postoperative atrial fibrillation (AF) is rather common and occurs in 20%-40% of preoperative patients undergoing open-heart surgery and 16-46% postoperatively, especially between second to fifth postoperative day.1,2 It is associated with a higher incidence of mortality, stroke and coronary events compared to those in sinus rhythm.
Postoperative atrial fibrillation is seen in 30-40% post CABG.New onset postoperative atrial fibrillation is associated with prolonged hospital stay and worse postoperative outcomes.
The company said it is the only FDA cleared device available that enables caregivers to proactively prevent or minimise chest tube occlusions and reduce retained blood, a known contributor to postoperative atrial fibrillation and other RBS complications which can increase length of stay, mortality rates, and hospital readmissions after heart surgery.
Despite substantial improvement in surgical techniques, perioperative managements and postoperative atrial fibrillation is among the common complication encountered early after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).
Eber, "Risk factors of postoperative atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery," Journal of Cardiac Surgery, vol.
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