Cross-clamp time is an independent predictor of mortality and morbidity in low- and high-risk cardiac patients.


OBJECTIVES We sought to assess the effects of aortic cross-clamp time (XCL) on outcome following cardiac surgery in low- and high-risk patients. METHODS This is a retrospective review of prospectively collected departmental data of all patients who underwent cardiac surgery over 8-year period. Our cohort consisted of 3799 consecutive patients subdivided… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2010.10.007


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