The influence of gender on the outcome of coronary artery bypass surgery.

@article{Abramov2000TheIO,
  title={The influence of gender on the outcome of coronary artery bypass surgery.},
  author={D. I. Abramov and Miguel Tamariz and Jeri Y Sever and George T Christakis and Gopal Bhatnagar and Andrew L J Heenan and Bernard S. Goldman and Stephen E. Fremes},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={70 3},
  pages={800-5; discussion 806}
}
BACKGROUND To assess the impact of gender as an independent risk factor for early and late morbidity and mortality following coronary artery bypass surgery. METHODS Perioperative and long-term data on all 4,823 patients undergoing isolated coronary bypass operations from November 1989 to July 1998 were analyzed. Of these patients, 932 (19.3%) were females. RESULTS During the years 1989 to 1998 there was a progressive increase in the percentage of women undergoing coronary artery bypass… CONTINUE READING
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