HbA1c and diabetes predict perioperative hyperglycemia and glycemic variability in on-pump coronary artery bypass graft patients.

@article{Masla2011HbA1cAD,
  title={HbA1c and diabetes predict perioperative hyperglycemia and glycemic variability in on-pump coronary artery bypass graft patients.},
  author={Matthias Masla and Antje Gottschalk and Marcel E. Durieux and Danja Strumper Groves},
  journal={Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={799-803}
}
OBJECTIVE Perioperative hyperglycemia and glycemic variability are considered independent predictors of morbidity and mortality in critically ill patients. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relation of HbA1c and/or a prior diagnosis of diabetes mellitus and intra- and postoperative hyperglycemia and glycemic variability. DESIGN A… CONTINUE READING