Arrhythmias

Prevalence of postoperative arrhythmia: 15-48% At risk: young age, low body weight, long CPB time, complex surgery, presence of residual defects Prevalence of postoperative arrhythmia is up to 50% Haemodynamic impairment in >50% Aggressive treatment in >50% required Most common is sinus bradycardia with/without junctional escape; then premature complexes; then supraventricular tachycardia; then AV block;…