Gastrointestinal Ischemia Related Mortality in Patients Undergoing Off- or On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Emmiler M., Yaveri A., Kocogullari C. U. , Ela Y., Sahin D. A. , Sivaci R. G. , ...More

HEART SURGERY FORUM, vol.12, no.2, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1532/hsf98.20081114
  • Title of Journal : HEART SURGERY FORUM


Objective: Gastrointestinal ischemia (GII) after heart surgery is a rare but devastating condition. The aim of this study was to compare the occurrence of GII after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) performed off-pump (OPCAB) vs on-pump (ONCAB).