The effects of preoperative renin-angiotensin system inhibitors on outcomes in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE The effects of preoperative (pre-op) renin-angiotensin system (RAS) inhibitors on outcomes in patients undergoing cardiac surgery remain uncertain. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the use of pre-op RAS inhibitors affected major outcomes of cardiac surgery. DESIGN A retrospective cohort study. SETTING A university teaching… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.jvca.2013.01.012

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