Risk factors for stroke after cardiac surgery: Buffalo Cardiac-Cerebral Study Group.

@article{Ricotta1995RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for stroke after cardiac surgery: Buffalo Cardiac-Cerebral Study Group.},
  author={John J. Ricotta and Ganluca Faggioli and A Castilone and James M. Hassett},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={1995},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={359-63; discussion 364}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to identify risk factors for stroke in patients undergoing heart surgery. METHODS A retrospective chart review of patients who underwent cardiac surgery in three hospitals of the State University of New York at Buffalo system over a 36-month period was completed. Demographics and risk factors were recorded, and stroke and death were determined by chart review. Carotid artery stenosis was determined by duplex examination. Data were analyzed by chi-squared… CONTINUE READING

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