Coronary Artery Revascularization (CARE) registry: an observational study of on-pump and off-pump coronary artery revascularization.

@article{Palmer2007CoronaryAR,
  title={Coronary Artery Revascularization (CARE) registry: an observational study of on-pump and off-pump coronary artery revascularization.},
  author={George J Palmer and Morley A. Herbert and Syma L. Prince and Janet L. Williams and M. J. Magee and Phillip P Brown and Marc N Katz and Michael J. Mack},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={83 3},
  pages={986-91; discussion 991-2}
}
BACKGROUND The Coronary Artery Revascularization (CARE) study is a multicenter observational registry of coronary revascularization by percutaneous and surgical techniques. As a substudy of this registry, we analyzed the current practice and outcomes of on-pump and off-pump coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. METHODS Procedural and outcomes data were prospectively collected for all patients undergoing isolated CABG in eight community-based hospitals in the HCA Hospital System between… CONTINUE READING