Published in Physician Business Week, December 5th, 2006
Study 1: The use of aggressive anticoagulation as a bridging therapy to decrease the already low incidence of postoperative strokes after routine coronary artery bypass grafting surgery is not indicated.
According to a study from the United States, "Atrial fibrillation (AF) is considered as a risk factor for stroke after coronary artery bypass grafting operations. A retrospective search in our hospital's medical record database was done to identify patients with postoperative strokes who underwent coronary artery bypass grafting operations from January 1, 1993, until...
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