Metoprolol vs. carvedilol or carvedilol plus N-acetyl cysteine on post-operative atrial fibrillation: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study

Ozaydin M. , İÇLİ A., YÜCEL H., AKCAY S., PEKER O., ERDOĞAN D., ...More

EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, vol.34, no.8, pp.597-604, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehs423
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.597-604


Aims Carvedilol and N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Aim was to evaluate the efficacy of metoprolol, carvedilol, and carvedilol plus NAC on the prevention of post-operative atrial fibrillation (POAF).