Cardiac surgery in Jehovah's Witness patients: ten-year experience.

  title={Cardiac surgery in Jehovah's Witness patients: ten-year experience.},
  author={Arminder Singh Jassar and Patricia A Ford and Howard L. Haber and Alice Isidro and Jabaris D Swain and Joseph E. Bavaria and Charles R. Bridges},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  volume={93 1},
BACKGROUND Cardiac surgery in Jehovah's Witnesses poses unique challenges. We have developed a comprehensive multimodality program for these patients and have obtained excellent results. METHODS Ninety-one Jehovah's Witness patients underwent cardiac surgery between 2000 and 2010. Preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative considerations in the… CONTINUE READING