Abstract:Introduction:It has been shown that in experienced hands repeated CABG is doable procedure. However the quality of life after third time CABG has not been evaluated so far.
Patients and Methods:The peri-operative data of 25 (22 male, mean age of 65.5 ± 8.0 years) consecutive patients in a single centre undergoing third time-CABG from 4/96 to 11/06 were studied. Quality of life (QoL) was assessed by Short Form (SF)-36 Questionnaire.Results: 30 day mortality was 12% (3/25). Seven died during follow-up. In 15 sur… Show more
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