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Risk Factors for Gastrointestinal Complications Following CABG Surgery

Purpose:

Purpose: To identify risk fators for GI complications following a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery as reported by Rodriguez et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

risk factors, complications, selection

ICD-10:

T82.9, K92.9

Description:

Rodriguez et al identified risk factors for gastrointestinal (GI) complications following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. The presence of gastrointestinal complications is associated with increased inpatient mortality, so can help identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Stanford University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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