Depression after CABG: a prospective study

  title={Depression after CABG: a prospective study},
  author={Joana K{\'a}tya Veras Rodrigues Sampaio Nunes and Jos{\'e} Albuquerque de Figueiredo Neto and Ros{\^a}ngela Maria Lopes de Sousa and Vera L{\'i}via Xavier de Castro Costa and Flor de Maria Ara{\'u}jo Mendonça Silva and Ana Fl{\'a}via Lima Teles da Hora and Edna L{\'u}cia Coutinho da Silva and L{\'i}via Mariane Castelo Branco Reis},
  booktitle={Revista brasileira de cirurgia cardiovascular : orgao oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular},
INTRODUCTION Depression during or shortly after hospitalization elevated two to three times the risk of mortality or nonfatal cardiac events, significantly increasing the morbidity and mortality of these patients. OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of revascularization on symptoms of depression in patients with coronary artery disease. METHODS A prospective cohort study of 57 patients of both sexes undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting between June 2010 and June 2011. We used the SF-36 to… CONTINUE READING