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The Impact of Diabetes on Early Outcomes after Routine Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting.

Authors
  • Gatti, Giuseppe1
  • Dell'Angela, Luca2
  • Maschietto, Luca3
  • Luzzati, Roberto4
  • Sinagra, Gianfranco2
  • Pappalardo, Aniello3
  • 1 Division of Cardiac Surgery, Ospedali Riuniti and University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy. Electronic address: [email protected]
  • 2 Division of Cardiology, Ospedali Riuniti and University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy.
  • 3 Division of Cardiac Surgery, Ospedali Riuniti and University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy.
  • 4 Division of Infective Diseases, Ospedali Riuniti and University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Heart, lung & circulation
Publication Date
August 2016
Volume
25
Issue
8
Pages
862–869
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.hlc.2016.02.009
PMID: 27053496
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting may be routinely performed even in diabetic patients despite higher risk profiles. Increased postoperative complications prolong hospital stay but do not impact on early mortality.

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