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Posterior Left Pericardiotomy for the Prevention of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation After Cardiac Surgery

Clinical Trial Details

The primary objective of the trial is to determine the incidence of Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation (POAF) after cardiac surgery when posterior pericardiotomy is performed. 

Key Eligibility: 

All patients undergoing cardiac surgery including CABG, aortic valve replacement, ascending aortic aneurysm repair and aortic root replacement.

Study contact by location

Upper East Side - Manhattan


Christopher Lau, MD
(212) 746-5172

Primary Investigator(s)

Protocol ID(s)

Weill Cornell Medicine IRB #:



Open to Enrollment

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