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Does off-pump coronary surgery endanger long term survival?

Rolf Ekroth ; Anders Odén (Institutionen för matematiska vetenskaper, matematisk statistik) ; Elisabeth Ståhle ; Lars Werkö
Scandinavian cardiovascular journal : SCJ (1401-7431). Vol. 42 (2008), 2, p. 99-101.
[Artikel, övrig vetenskaplig]

In this issue Ibrahim and co-authors report on technical hazards of off-pump (without heart lung machine) coronary surgery 1. Their findings are in line with meta-analyses of randomized trials which indicate that under-grafting and graft-failures are more common after off-pump than after standard operations. The risk that the objectives of coronary bypass surgery are endangered is discussed in relation to evidence based medicine. A moratorium is suggested until conclusive data are available.

Nyckelord: Coronary Artery Bypass, Off-Pump, adverse effects, mortality, Coronary Disease, mortality, surgery, Humans, Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic, Risk Factors

Denna post skapades 2008-12-27. Senast ändrad 2016-07-18.
CPL Pubid: 82954


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