Prognostic Impact of Prolonged Cross-Clamp Time in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Heart, Lung & Circulation

29 December Dec 2017 7 months ago
  • Saccocci M

Isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is currently performed with prolonged cross-clamp time (XCT) in a significant number of patients and this seems to be a determinant of poor early outcome.

Reference
Ruggieri VG, Bounader K, Verhoye JP, Onorati F, Rubino AS, Gatti G, Tauriainen T, De Feo M, Reichart D, Dalén M, Svenarud P, Faggian G, Santarpino G, Maselli D, Gherli R, Mariscalco G, Salsano A, Nicolini F, Gherli T, Saccocci M, Airaksinen JKE, Chocron S, Perrotti A, Biancari F. Prognostic Impact of Prolonged Cross-Clamp Time in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. Heart Lung Circ 2017 Oct 6. pii: S1443-9506(17)31408-7. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2017.09.006. [Epub ahead of print]

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