Prolonged stay in intensive care unit is a powerful predictor of adverse outcomes after cardiac operations.

@article{Mahesh2012ProlongedSI,
  title={Prolonged stay in intensive care unit is a powerful predictor of adverse outcomes after cardiac operations.},
  author={Balakrishnan Mahesh and Cliff K C Choong and Kimberley A Goldsmith and Caroline Gerrard and Samer A. M. Nashef and Alain Vuylsteke},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={94 1},
  pages={109-16}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to examine the impact of prolonged intensive care unit (ICU) stay on in-hospital mortality and long-term survival. METHODS Prospectively collected data from 6,101 consecutive patients who underwent surgery between 2003 and 2007 were analyzed. Prolonged ICU stay was defined as a total duration of ICU stay of 3 days or more postoperatively, including readmissions; patients with an ICU stay less than 3 days were identified as controls. Univariate and multiple… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-7 of 7 extracted citations

Long-Term Survival after Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

American journal of critical care : an official publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses • 2016

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 28 references

Prolonged stay in intensive care unit is a powerful predictor of adverse outcomes after cardiac operations

B Mahesh, CK Choong, +3 authors A. Vuylsteke
Ann Thorac Surg 2012;94:109–16 • 2012
View 8 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

The Papworth Bleeding Risk Score: a stratification scheme for identifying cardiac surgery patients at risk of excessive early postoperative bleeding.

European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery • 2011

Costs and outcomes of acute kidney injury (AKI) following cardiac surgery.

Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association • 2008

Red blood cell transfusions and the risk of acute respiratory distress syndrome among the critically ill : a cohort study

A Vuylsteke, C Pagel, C Gerrard
Crit Care • 2007

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…