Impact on early and late mortality after blood transfusion in coronary artery bypass graft surgery.


OBJECTIVE To assess the 30-day and 1-year mortality associated to the red blood cell transfusion after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery. This procedure has been questioned by the international medical community, but it is still widely used in cardiac surgery. Therefore, it is needed more evidence of this medical practice in our country. METHODS We… (More)
DOI: 10.5935/1678-9741.20130003


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