Thoracic epidural anesthesia preserves myocardial function during intraoperative and postoperative period in coronary artery bypass grafting operation


Kilickan L., Solak M., Bayindir O.

JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.46, pp.559-567, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.559-567

Abstract

Aim. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of thoracic epidural anesthesia (TEA) in patients with poor ventricular function undergoing conventional coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) during the intraoperative and the postoperative period.