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Association of Intraoperative Hypotension with Acute Kidney Injury after Elective Noncardiac Surgery
Background:Intraoperative hypotension (IOH) may be associated with postoperative acute kidney injury (AKI), but the duration of hypotension for triggering harm is unclear. The authors investigatedExpand
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Defining an Intraoperative Hypotension Threshold in Association with Stroke in Cardiac Surgery
What We Already Know about This TopicIschemic stroke after cardiac surgery is a devastating complication affecting approximately 2% of patientsThe relationship between hypotension occurring before,Expand
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Association of Frailty and Long‐Term Survival in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Background Frailty is increasing in prevalence and poses a formidable challenge for clinicians. The cardiac surgery literature consists primarily of small single‐center studies with limitedExpand
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Long-term Outcomes in Patients With Severely Reduced Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention vs Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
Importance Data are lacking on the outcomes of patients with severely reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) who undergo revascularization by percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) orExpand
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Trends in Pulmonary Function Testing Before Noncardiothoracic Surgery.
Trends in Pulmonary Function Testing Before Noncardiothoracic Surgery Preoperative pulmonary function tests (PFTs) assess the severity of known pulmonary disease, diagnose causes of respiratoryExpand
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Sex Differences in Long‐Term Survival After Major Cardiac Surgery: A Population‐Based Cohort Study
Background Little attention has been paid to the importance of sex in the long‐term prognosis of patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Methods and Results We conducted a retrospective cohort study ofExpand
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The association between tracheostomy and sternal wound infection in postoperative cardiac surgery patients
PurposeTo investigate whether tracheostomy increases the risk of sternal wound infection (SWI) post cardiac surgery.MethodsAll patients undergoing cardiac surgery via median sternotomy from SeptemberExpand
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Sex differences in outcomes of heart failure in an ambulatory, population-based cohort from 2009 to 2013
BACKGROUND: Heart failure remains a substantial cause of morbidity and mortality in women. We examined the sex differences in heart failure incidence, mortality and hospital admission in aExpand
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The Current Role of Viability Imaging to Guide Revascularization and Therapy Decisions in Patients With Heart Failure and Reduced Left Ventricular Function.
This review describes the current evidence and controversies for viability imaging to direct revascularization decisions and the impact on patient outcomes. Balancing procedural risks and possibleExpand
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