Off-pump surgery is associated with reduced occurrence of stroke and other morbidity as compared with traditional coronary artery bypass grafting: A meta-analysis of systematically reviewed trials Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Coronary Artery Bypass, Off-Pump
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Stroke

abstract

  • Off-pump CABG is associated with reduced risk of stroke, AF and infections as compared with CABG with CPB. Evidence should be generalized taking into account RCT enrollment limitations, drawbacks related to training requirements, propensity to perform fewer grafts and likely reinterventions after off-pump surgery.

publication date

  • November 2006

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/01.STR.0000245081.52877.f2

PubMed ID

  • 17008617

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2759

end page

  • 69

volume

  • 37

number

  • 11