Predictors of gastrointestinal complications in cardiac surgery.


Gastrointestinal problems are infrequent but serious complications of cardiac surgery, with high rates of morbidity and mortality. Predictors of these complications are not well developed, and the role of fundamental variables remains controversial. In a retrospective review of our cardiac surgery experience from July 1991 through December 1997 we found… (More)


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@article{Zacharias2000PredictorsOG, title={Predictors of gastrointestinal complications in cardiac surgery.}, author={Anoar Zacharias and Thomas A. Schwann and G L Parenteau and Christopher J Riordan and Samuel J Durham and Milo Engoren and Nancy M. Fenn-Buderer and Robert H. Habib}, journal={Texas Heart Institute journal}, year={2000}, volume={27 2}, pages={93-9} }