Frank Merritt, MD
Should Patients Who Develop Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation Start Anticoagulation?
May 8, 2016
Case A 66-year-old man with diabetes mellitus type 2 and hypertension underwent left total knee replacement. Several hours after surgery, the patient developed atrial fibrillation (AF). He was asymptomatic, and reversible causes of AF were ruled out.