Re-exploration for bleeding or tamponade after cardiac operation.

@article{andyov2012ReexplorationFB,
  title={Re-exploration for bleeding or tamponade after cardiac operation.},
  author={J{\'u}lia {\vC}an{\'a}dyov{\'a} and Du{\vs}an Zmeko and Ale{\vs} Mokr{\'a}{\vc}ek},
  journal={Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={704-7}
}
The aim of this study was to determine the outcome of patients who had a chest resternotomy and to identify risk factors for higher in-hospital mortality after re-exploration for bleeding and/or tamponade after cardiac operations. We present our experience of an acceptably low re-exploration rate after cardiac surgery, and the outcomes of those re-explored. This was a retrospective analysis of medical records of all patients who had a chest re-exploration for the control of bleeding and cardiac… CONTINUE READING

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