Henry and colleagues evaluated frailty in patients undergoing cardiac surgery using two frailty indices, the simplified Study of Osteoporotic Fractures (SOF) and the complex Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS), comparing postsurgical outcomes between frail and nonfrail patients. Agreement between the two indices was poor.
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July 19, 2019
July 8, 2019
The authors provide a step-by-step tutorial about how to perform a proper epiaortic scan.
July 2, 2019
This video demonstrates an off-pump coronary bypass with total arterial grafts, using the left and right internal mammary arteries.
July 1, 2019
This video demonstrates working as a team to improve the outcomes of people who arrest or have an acute emergency in the catheterization laboratory.
June 28, 2019
Holm and colleagues evaluated perioperative bleeding after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in patients who were taking P2Y12 inhibitors.
June 27, 2019
An interesting small British-led randomized controlled trial on modern imaging of coronary atheroma.
Effect of Preoperative Creatinine Levels on Mortality After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery: An Observational Study
June 21, 2019
Oliveira and colleagues retrospectively analyzed outcomes for 1,628 patients who underwent on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting at a single center in Brazil over a six-year period.
June 19, 2019
Filmed at the 2019 STS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, Patrick Myers of the Lausanne University Hospital in Switzerland moderates a discussion on the usage of arterial grafts in coronary artery bypass.
June 13, 2019
Given that acute kidney injury (AKI) after cardiac surgery is a risk factor for readmission, Brown and colleagues sought to determine whether urinary biomarkers were better at predicting readmission within 30 days that duration of AKI during the index admission.
Prophylactic Intra-Aortic Balloon Counterpulsation in High Risk Cardiac Surgery: The PINBALL Pilot Multicentre, Registry-Linked, Randomised, Controlled Feasibility Trial
June 13, 2019
An intresting pilot that was stopped due to underrecruitment. Commendable mortality in high-risk coronary artery bypass grafting.