Prognostic value of strain and strain rate in the prediction of postoperative atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: a systematic literature review

Leila Bigdelu; Afsoon Fazlinejad; Ali Azari; Somaye Bakefayat; Marzie Farazandeh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 53-57

  Introduction: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common dysrhythmia postoperatively after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Myocardial strain and strain-rate imaging is used for the assessment of postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) as a new echocardiographic method. Methods: PubMed and Scopus were ...  Read More