Impact of the total pericardial closure using bilateral trap door incision and pericardial cavity intervention on outcomes following coronary artery bypass grafting: a randomized, controlled, parallel-group prospective study


Kaya M., Satilmisoglu M. H. , Bugra A. K. , Kyaruzi M., Kafa U., Utkusavas A., ...More

INTERACTIVE CARDIOVASCULAR AND THORACIC SURGERY, vol.21, no.6, pp.727-733, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/icvts/ivv259
  • Journal Name: INTERACTIVE CARDIOVASCULAR AND THORACIC SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.727-733
  • Keywords: Total pericardial closure, Atrial fibrillation, Pericardial effusion, AMERICAN-SOCIETY, GUIDELINES, ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, SURGERY
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: In this randomized, controlled and parallel-group prospective study, the feasibility of total pericardial closure with an intra-pericardial drain and a pericardio-pleural window (pericardial cavity intervention) was investigated by examining postoperative outcomes, including atrial fibrillation and pericardial effusion, following coronary artery surgery.