Early and long-term results of coronary artery bypass grafting in dialysis patients.

@article{Franga2000EarlyAL,
  title={Early and long-term results of coronary artery bypass grafting in dialysis patients.},
  author={Dion L Franga and John M. Kratz and Arthur Jackson Crumbley and James L. Zellner and Martha R Stroud and Fred A. Crawford},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={70 3},
  pages={813-8; discussion 819}
}
BACKGROUND Dialysis patients frequently present with debilitating coronary artery disease but are regarded as challenging patients for coronary artery bypass grafting. METHODS The operative, early postoperative, and late results of 44 dialysis patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting from 1984 to 1997 were retrospectively reviewed. RESULTS Compared with patients in The Society of Thoracic Surgeons database who underwent coronary artery bypass grafting, only cerebrovascular… CONTINUE READING

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