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Hasanzadeh M, Sabzevari A, Vahedian M. Mortality and Morbidity Followed Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Journal of Health Chimes. 2013; 1 (1) :59-65
URL: http://jms.thums.ac.ir/article-1-34-en.html

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Background and Objective: Due to rises in number of peoples with coronary artery diseases, Coronary Artery bypass surgery is considered as one of the most effective treatment methods. In most of cases, adverse events and beside effects is not ignorable. This study was aimed to determine the post-CABG surgery complications in one public hospital during a range of ten years.

Methods: A cross-sectional study conducted on 600 patients underwent CABG surgery during 1999-2009 in one hospital of Mashhad. Patients’ medical records were reviewed for cases of mortality, postoperative bleeding, cerebral complications, congestive heart failure, cardiac arrest, myocardial infarction, pulmonary complications and atrial fibrillation were surveyed. Data were analyzed and interpreted using SPSS descriptive statistics.

Results: According to the findings of this study the mean age of patient underwent this surgery (CABG) was 56/6 ±10/2 years and most of patients (73%) were male. The highest complication rate of 31/6% was related to post operation atrial fibrillation and the lowest rate of 0.3% was related to deep vein thrombosis. Death following surgery was reported for 1/6% of patients.

Conclusion: coronary artery bypasses surgery in one of the proper options, and indeed the final one, in treatment of coronary artery disease. Like other invasive treatments, this method may be associated with adverse events and complications. Proper treatment management and monitoring procedures can lead to decreases in adverse events.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/04/6 | Accepted: 2014/04/6 | Published: 2014/04/6

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