Magnesium supplementation reduces irregular heartbeat

Magnesium supplementation reduces postoperative arrhythmias after cardiopulmonary bypass in pediatrics: a metaanalysis of randomized controlled trials.

This review examined the efficacy of magnesium supplementation on arrhythmias among children undergoing heart surgery. 5 studies were investigated and a total of 348 participants were included. The results showed that magnesium supplementation significantly reduced arrhythmias in children undergoing heart surgery. More details can be found in the study.
Lee HY, Ghimire S, Kim EY. Magnesium supplementation reduces postoperative arrhythmias after cardiopulmonary bypass in pediatrics: a metaanalysis of randomized controlled trials. Pediatr Cardiol. 2013 Aug;34(6):1396-403.


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