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  1. Rosenberg, Karen


According to this study:


* In patients with postoperative atrial fibrillation, both heart rate control and rhythm control are effective in reducing length of hospital stay and rates of serious complications.


* The total number of days in the hospital within 60 days of randomization did not differ significantly between the rate- and rhythm-control groups.


* The rates of death and serious adverse events were also similar in the two groups.