Risk of atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery

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Atrial Fibrillation is a common cardiac rhythm disturbance that can lead to severe consequences such as stroke and heart failure. AF can be triggered by various stressful conditions and about 30% of patients undergoing cardiac operations suffer from post-operative AF.

Source: http://www.scitechnol.com/surgery-clinical-practice.php

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