[Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis: importance of wound healing and hypoproteinemia].

@article{Imanaka2005CoronaryAB,
  title={[Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis: importance of wound healing and hypoproteinemia].},
  author={Kazuhito Imanaka and Shunei Kyo and Haruhiko Asano and Masanori Ogiwara and Masaaki Kato and Motonobu Nishimura and Toshiyuki Katogi and Yuji Yokote and Hirokazu Okada and Hiromichi Suzuki},
  journal={Journal of cardiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={47-51}
}
OBJECTIVES Outcome of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis was studied. METHODS Between January 1996 and August 2004, 49 consecutive hemodialysis patients [38 males and 11 females, mean age 60.0 years (range 47-74 years)] underwent CABG using cardiopulmonary bypass. Duration of hemodialysis was 5.2 years (range 1 month-21 years), and 32 patients were diabetics. Surgery was conducted on the emergency/urgency basis in 12 patients, and intraaortic… CONTINUE READING