The role of oral coenzyme Q10 in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery.

@article{Makhija2008TheRO,
  title={The role of oral coenzyme Q10 in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery.},
  author={Neeti Makhija and Chaitali Sendasgupta and U. Santosh Kiran and R Lakshmy and Milind Padmakar Hote and Shiv Kumar Choudhary and Balram Airan and Ransi Ann Abraham},
  journal={Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={832-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) is known to induce oxidative stress. Because total antioxidant level is reduced during CPB, the supplementation of an antioxidant might help in attenuating the oxidative stress response. The authors sought to evaluate the efficacy of oral coenzyme Q10, in attenuating the oxidative stress to CPB and altering the clinical outcome in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. DESIGN A prospective, randomized, single-center clinical… CONTINUE READING