A systematic review of the safety and effectiveness of fast-track cardiac anesthesia

Paul S. Myles, David J. Daly, George Djaiani, Anna Lee, Davy C H Cheng

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Abstract

This systematic review of randomized controlled trials shows that fast-track techniques result in a shorter length of stay in the intensive care unit and are at least equal in terms of 30-day mortality and major morbidity rates, when compared with traditional high-dose opioid techniques in cardiac anesthesia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)982-987
Number of pages6
JournalAnesthesiology
Volume99
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2003

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Myles, Paul S. ; Daly, David J. ; Djaiani, George ; Lee, Anna ; Cheng, Davy C H. / A systematic review of the safety and effectiveness of fast-track cardiac anesthesia. In: Anesthesiology. 2003 ; Vol. 99, No. 4. pp. 982-987.
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A systematic review of the safety and effectiveness of fast-track cardiac anesthesia. / Myles, Paul S.; Daly, David J.; Djaiani, George; Lee, Anna; Cheng, Davy C H.

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