Does Deficiency of Vitamin D Increase New Onset Atrial Fibrillation after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery?


Emren S. V. , Aldemir M., Ada F.

HEART SURGERY FORUM, vol.19, no.4, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1532/hsf.1531
  • Title of Journal : HEART SURGERY FORUM

Abstract

Background: Deficiency of vitamin D is known to be effective in the development of hypertension, coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction, and stroke. Deficiency of vitamin D was also shown to be associated with new onset atrial fibrillation (AF) by activating the renin-angiotensin system. This study investigated whether or not levels of vitamin D are effective in the development of AF after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery.