Temporal onset, risk factors, and outcomes associated with stroke after coronary artery bypass grafting.

@article{Tarakji2011TemporalOR,
  title={Temporal onset, risk factors, and outcomes associated with stroke after coronary artery bypass grafting.},
  author={Khaldoun G Tarakji and Joseph F Sabik and Sunil K Bhudia and Lillian H Batizy and Eugene H. Blackstone},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2011},
  volume={305 4},
  pages={381-90}
}
CONTEXT Stroke is a devastating and potentially preventable complication of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. Better understanding of the timing and risk factors for stroke associated with CABG are needed. OBJECTIVES To investigate temporal trends in stroke after CABG and to identify stroke risk factors and association with longitudinal outcomes. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENTS Prospective study conducted from 1982 through 2009 at a single US academic medical center among 45,432… CONTINUE READING

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