Journal article

Renal Disease Is Associated With Poor Outcomes Following Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.

Mohammed J Alramadan, Md Nazmul Karim, Md Nassif Hossain, Julian A Smith, Andrew Cochrane, Christopher M Reid, Baki Billah

Global Heart | Published : 2019

Abstract

BACKGROUND: People with renal disease have a markedly higher risk of cardiovascular disease as well as morbidity and mortality after cardiac surgery. Little is known regarding the post-operative adverse outcomes following isolated coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) in the Australian population with renal disease. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to examine the effect of different stages of renal disease on patients' risk of post-operative mortality and complications following isolated CABG in an Australian cohort. METHODS: Using the ANZSCTS (Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons) registry, data from 44,968 patients who underwent isolated CABG between 2001 ..

View full abstract