Effect of diabetes and associated conditions on long-term survival after coronary artery bypass graft surgery.

@article{Leavitt2004EffectOD,
  title={Effect of diabetes and associated conditions on long-term survival after coronary artery bypass graft surgery.},
  author={Bruce J. Leavitt and Lynne Sheppard and Christopher Maloney and Robert A. Clough and John H. Braxton and David C. Charlesworth and Ronald M. Weintraub and Felix Hernandez and Elaine M. Olmstead and William C. Nugent and Gerald T O'connor and Cathy S. Ross},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2004},
  volume={110 11 Suppl 1},
  pages={II41-4}
}
BACKGROUND The effects of diabetes on short-term results of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery are known, but less is known about the long-term effects of diabetes and diabetic-related sequelae for patients undergoing this surgery. We studied the 10-year survival of nondiabetic and diabetic patients undergoing CABG surgery. METHODS AND RESULTS A prospective regional cohort study was conducted of 36,641 consecutive isolated CABG patients in northern New England from 1992 through 2001… CONTINUE READING