Multiple risk assessment of cardiovascular surgery in chronic renal failure patients.

@article{Witczak2005MultipleRA,
  title={Multiple risk assessment of cardiovascular surgery in chronic renal failure patients.},
  author={Bartlomiej J Witczak and Anders Hartmann and Jan Svennevig},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={79 4},
  pages={1297-302}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic renal failure is a major risk factor in cardiovascular surgery. We evaluated results of cardiovascular surgery in chronic renal failure patients (s-creatinine > 200 micromol/L or established dialysis) at our center from 1990 to 2000. METHODS One hundred and six chronic renal failure patients underwent cardiovascular surgery (56 coronary artery bypass operations, 25 valve replacements with or without coronary bypass, and 25 other major cardiovascular operations [8 thoracic… CONTINUE READING

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