cardiology
Interventional cardiology

RASIs don’t prevent post-op AF


Preoperative treatment with renin-angiotensin system inhibitors (RASIs) does not help reduce the risk of postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF), stroke, death or hospitalisation in the setting of cardiac surgery. A systematic review of the evidence identified 11 relevant studies comprising almost 28,000 patients undergoing CABG or valve surgery who were allocated to either a RASI – ...

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