Indian J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2021 Jul 19;37(4):392-401. Epub 2021 Mar 19.
Department of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, Peerless Hospitex Hospital & B K Roy Research Centre, 360, Pancha Sayar Road, Sahid Smrity Colony, Pancha Sayar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700094 India.
Purpose: To assess the short-term outcomes in non-dialysis-dependent patients with stage 2 and stage 3 chronic kidney disease (CKD), undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB). To examine whether there was a difference in mortality between stage 2 and stage 3 CKD patients and whether mortality in diabetics was different compared to non-diabetics. Outcomes would be judged on the basis of possible cardiovascular, pulmonary, infective, neurological and renal complications, duration of stay at the intensive therapy unit (ITU), and overall duration of stay at the hospital. Read More