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RMJ. 2022; 47(2): 279-281


Incidence of atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing valve surgery

Bashir Ullah, Shah Zeb, Muhammad Imran, Saeed Ahmad, Mustajab Ghani, Babar Ali.

Abstract
Objective: To find the frequency of new onset of atrial fibrillation after different heart valves replacement surgery in patient of either gender and various age groups.
Methodology: This cross sectional study was conducted in cardiac surgery unit of LRH, Peshawar from September 2017 to January 2018. The patients of 15-70 years age of both genders were included in the study on the basis of convenient sampling technique. The data were collected through a standard pro forma and was analyzed through SPSS version 22.
Results: Out of 80 patients, 37 (46.3%) were males and 43 (53.8%) females. Mean age was 37.11±11.773 years. Frequency of new onset of post-operative atrial fibrillation was observed in 21 (26.3%) patients’ out of these, 10 were male and 11 were female.
Conclusion: The frequency of post-op atrial fibrillation is not affected by patient genders, age and type of valve surgery.

Key words: Atrial fibrillation, valvular replacement, mitral stenosis.


 
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Ullah B, Zeb S, Imran M, Ahmad S, Ghani M, Ali B. Incidence of atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing valve surgery. RMJ. 2022; 47(2): 279-281.


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Ullah B, Zeb S, Imran M, Ahmad S, Ghani M, Ali B. Incidence of atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing valve surgery. https://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=108802 [Access: May 20, 2022].


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Ullah B, Zeb S, Imran M, Ahmad S, Ghani M, Ali B. Incidence of atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing valve surgery. RMJ. 2022; 47(2): 279-281.



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Ullah B, Zeb S, Imran M, Ahmad S, Ghani M, Ali B. Incidence of atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing valve surgery. RMJ. (2022), [cited May 20, 2022]; 47(2): 279-281.



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Ullah, B., Zeb, . S., Imran, . M., Ahmad, . S., Ghani, . M. & Ali, . B. (2022) Incidence of atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing valve surgery. RMJ, 47 (2), 279-281.



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Ullah, Bashir, Shah Zeb, Muhammad Imran, Saeed Ahmad, Mustajab Ghani, and Babar Ali. 2022. Incidence of atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing valve surgery. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (2), 279-281.



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Ullah, Bashir, Shah Zeb, Muhammad Imran, Saeed Ahmad, Mustajab Ghani, and Babar Ali. "Incidence of atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing valve surgery." Rawal Medical Journal 47 (2022), 279-281.



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Ullah, Bashir, Shah Zeb, Muhammad Imran, Saeed Ahmad, Mustajab Ghani, and Babar Ali. "Incidence of atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing valve surgery." Rawal Medical Journal 47.2 (2022), 279-281. Print.



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Ullah, B., Zeb, . S., Imran, . M., Ahmad, . S., Ghani, . M. & Ali, . B. (2022) Incidence of atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing valve surgery. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (2), 279-281.








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