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Faculty

Marek P. Ehrlich, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Emilio Osorio-Jaramillo, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Tandis Aref, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Iuliana Coti, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Martin Andreas, MD, PhD

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Guenther Laufer, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Niv Ad, MD

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington Adventist Hospital and University of Maryland, Tacoma Park, Maryland

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- identify the significance of POAF postoperative outcome after cardiac surgery.
- recognize that the etiology of POAF is multifactorial.
- demonstrate that atrial mapping can be used to identify the electrophysiological mechanisms of POAF.
- plan prophylactic pharmacotherapy for the patients who are most at risk of developing POAF.
- justify the use of pre and postoperative electrophysiological mapping during cardiac surgery.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2020-Jun-01
Expiration Date:2022-Jun-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$0.00-$572.00
System Requirements:
CMEs are free for The Annals subscribers.
Subscribe to the journal for $572.00 USD/yr.

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