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A feasibility study on the provision of acupuncture treatment in the hospital to 20 patients who have undergone open heart surgery procedures. The acupuncture treatments may begin as early as postoperative Day 2.
Patients without a documented history of AF but who present with a CHA2DS2- VASc of => 2 and HASBLED of => 2 and will undergo a valve or CABG (structural heart) procedure with direct visual access to the LAA will be eligible to participate based upon the inclusion and exclusion criteria defined in this protocol. Up to 2000 patients will enroll at up to 40 sites and will be randomized 2:1 (2 with AtriClip to 1 without AtriClip. Subjects who not develop Post-operative Atrial Fibrillation (POAF) will be followed for 30 days for safety. Subjects who develop POAF and receive the AtriClip will be followed for 365 days post index procedure.
This study will compare the effects of 20 mg of atorvastatin to 80 mg of atorvastatin for the prevention of atrial fibrillation after cardiothoracic surgery. The study hypothesis is that 80 mg of atorvastatin will be more effective at preventing atrial fibrillation compared to 20 mg.