Metoprolol vs. carvedilol or carvedilol plus N-acetyl cysteine on post-operative atrial fibrillation: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study


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Ozaydin M., Icli A., Yucel H., Akcay S., Peker O., Erdogan D., ...More

EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, vol.34, no.8, pp.597-604, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehs423
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.597-604
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Aims Carvedilol and N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Aim was to evaluate the efficacy of metoprolol, carvedilol, and carvedilol plus NAC on the prevention of post-operative atrial fibrillation (POAF).