Does post-cardiac surgery magnesium supplementation improve outcome?

  title={Does post-cardiac surgery magnesium supplementation improve outcome?},
  author={Maria LL Carrio and Josep Llu{\'i}s Ventura and Casimiro Javierre and Dav{\'i}d Rodr{\'i}guez-Castro and Elisabet Farrero and Herminia Torrado and Maria Teresa Bosch Badia and Jos{\'e} Manuel S{\'a}nchez Granados},
  journal={Magnesium research},
  volume={25 4},
Hypomagnesemia has been linked with increased morbidity and mortality in critically ill patients. Since the condition is common after cardiopulmonary bypass surgery, the objective of this study was to determine whether magnesium supplementation in the immediate postoperative period may improve outcomes of patients undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass. This prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study was conducted in a third-level, cardiac surgery intensive… CONTINUE READING


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