Influence of comorbidities and inactivity on the long-term outcomes of coronary artery bypass graft surgery in a small number of men on chronic hemodialysis

Editor, Although the operative mortality of coronary artery bypass grafts (CABG) in patients on chronic hemodialysis (HD) decreased in the United States from 8.6 % in 1995–1998 [1] to 5.4 % in 2003 [2], questions about long-term survival of HD patients with CABG remain [3]. Renal failure was a predictor of poor survival and poor quality of life after CABG… (More)