Effect of Body Mass Index on Early Morbidity and Mortality After Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery


ATALAN N., FAZLIOGULLARI O., KUNT A. T., BASARAN C., GURER O., Sitilci T., ...More

JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, vol.26, no.5, pp.813-817, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1053/j.jvca.2012.01.033
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.813-817
  • Keywords: body mass index, coronary artery bypass, mortality, morbidity, overweight, underweight, CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE, RISK-FACTOR, TERM MORTALITY, HEART-DISEASE, OBESITY, OUTCOMES, IMPACT, ASSOCIATION
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: Obesity is a risk factor for morbidity after isolated coronary artery bypass grafting. This study aimed to analyze the sole effect of body mass index (BMI) on early morbidity and mortality in patients after isolated coronary artery bypass grafting.