Mitral valve surgery with or without coronary bypass grafting: eight-year cohort study.

Mitral valve surgery with or without coronary bypass grafting: eight-year cohort study. N Z Med J. 2019 Aug 16;132(1500):50-58 Authors: Wang TKM, Liao YB, Choi D, Harmos S, Haydcok D, Gerber I Abstract AIMS: A significant minority of patients undergoing mitral valve surgery (MVR) have indication for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). The risks of combination surgeries are not well appreciated and maybe more than additive. We compared the characteristics and outcomes of MVR+/-CABG performed at our centre. METHODS: Consecutive patients undergoing isolated MVR or with concurrent (MVR+)CABG at Auckland City Hospital during 2005-2012 were compared for baseline and operative characteristics and outcomes in univariable and multivariable analyses. RESULTS: A total of 178 MVR+CABG and 407 MVR patients were included. MVR+CABG patients had higher age, CCS and NYHA Class, cardiopulmonary bypass time, and higher prevalence of urgent surgery, hypertension, diabetes, renal impairment, myocardial infarction/coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure/impaired ejection fraction and peripheral vascular disease, although lower prevalence of active endocarditis and previous valve surgery (all P
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