Utility of glycated hemoglobin screening in patients undergoing elective coronary artery surgery: Prospective, cohort study from the E-CABG registry

International Journal of Surgery

23 April Apr 2018 5 months ago
  • Saccocci M

Patients with increased glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) seem to be at increased risk of sternal wound infection (SWI) after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). However, it is unclear whether increased baseline HbA1c levels may affect other postoperative outcomes.

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Nicolini F, Santarpino G, Gatti G, Reichart D, Onorati F, Faggian G, Dalén M, Khodabandeh S, Fischlein T, Maselli D, Nardella S, Rubino AS, De Feo M, Salsano A, Gherli R, Mariscalco G, Kinnunen EM, Ruggieri VG, Bounader K, Saccocci M, Chocron S, Airaksinen J, Perrotti A, Biancari F. Utility of glycated hemoglobin screening in patients undergoing elective coronary artery surgery: Prospective, cohort study from the E-CABG registry. Int J Surg 2018 Apr 14;53:354-359

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