Return to work after coronary artery bypass surgery. A 10-year follow-up study.

@article{Hllberg2009ReturnTW,
  title={Return to work after coronary artery bypass surgery. A 10-year follow-up study.},
  author={Ville H{\"a}llberg and Ari Palom{\"a}ki and Matti Jorma Kataja and Matti R. Tarkka},
  journal={Scandinavian cardiovascular journal : SCJ},
  year={2009},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={277-84}
}
OBJECTIVES To establish which factors influence patients' return to work and how well they remain at work after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). DESIGN Five hundred and sixty nine consecutive CABG patients aged less than 65 years were followed for 10 years. Data were collected from patient records and by questionnaires supplemented with information from Finnish national archives. RESULTS Multivariate analysis showed the best predictors for return to work to be younger age… CONTINUE READING