Association of sex, physical size, and operative mortality after coronary artery bypass in the Coronary Artery Surgery Study (CASS).

@article{Fisher1982AssociationOS,
  title={Association of sex, physical size, and operative mortality after coronary artery bypass in the Coronary Artery Surgery Study (CASS).},
  author={Lloyd D Fisher and Jamie L. W. Kennedy and Kathryn B. Davis and C A Maynard and J K Fritz and G. C. Kaiser and William O Myers},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1982},
  volume={84 3},
  pages={334-41}
}
The Collaborative Study in Coronary Artery Surgery (CASS) is a large multi-institutional study of the medical and surgical treatment of coronary artery disease. Fifteen cooperative institutions have carried out isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) on 6,258 men and 1,153 women during the period August, 1975, through May, 1980. The operative mortality in men was 1.9%, while the operative mortality for women undergoing CABG in the same institutions during the same time period was 4.5… CONTINUE READING

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