Understanding noncardiac complications following coronary artery bypass graft surgery

Zoe Lok, Yi Chen, Julian Anderson Smith

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Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) remains the most widely performed cardiac operation in the western world. Over recent decades, remarkable technical progress has been made allowing the operation to be performed with low morbidity and mortality. The large majority of CABGs are still carried out on pump utilizing the heart-lung machine. In this Review, the noncardiac complications of CABG are discussed including etiology, pathophysiology, treatment and prevention. ? 2014 Future Medicine Ltd.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)193 - 206
Number of pages14
JournalClinical Practice
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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