Metabolic syndrome increases operative mortality in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting surgery.

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OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine the impact of the metabolic syndrome (MS) on operative mortality after a coronary artery bypass grafting surgery (CABG). BACKGROUND Diabetes and obesity are highly prevalent among patients undergoing CABG. However, it remains unclear whether these factors have a significant impact on operative mortality… (More)

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