Aspirin does not increase bleeding and allogeneic blood transfusion in coronary artery surgery.

@article{Hijazi2011AspirinDN,
  title={Aspirin does not increase bleeding and allogeneic blood transfusion in coronary artery surgery.},
  author={Emad Mohamed Hijazi},
  journal={The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon},
  year={2011},
  volume={59 7},
  pages={
          421-4
        }
}
BACKGROUND Traditionally, the administration of aspirin is stopped seven days before coronary artery bypass surgery to reduce the risk of postoperative bleeding. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of preoperative aspirin on bleeding in these patients. METHODS A prospective nonrandomized unblinded study was carried out at the King Abdullah University Hospital in Jordan/Irbid from June 2005 to December 2009 in 756 patients. Patients were divided into 2 groups: Group 1 (n = 400… CONTINUE READING
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