Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with chronic renal failure: A reappraisal.

@article{Samuels1996CoronaryAB,
  title={Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with chronic renal failure: A reappraisal.},
  author={Louis E. Samuels and Sunil B. Sharma and Rohinton J. Morris and M L Kuretu and Kristin Grunewald and Michael J. Strong and Stanley K. Brockman},
  journal={Journal of cardiac surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={128-33; discussion 134-5}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Chronic renal failure (CRF) is known to increase the morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing cardiac operations. Successful outcome of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in some patients with CRF has been reported, but remains controversial. METHODS Forty-four patients with CRF who underwent CABG were examined. Two groups were analyzed. Group I consisted of 13 patients with end-stage renal disease on hemodialysis. Group II consisted of 31 patients with a… CONTINUE READING

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