Relation between complications of post CABG surgery and duration of intubation
Journal of Critical Care Nursing : January 30, 2009,
2 (1); e7166
January 30, 2009
Article Type: Research Article
August 29, 2016
January 07, 2009
H D, Ebadi
A, Karimi Zarchi
A A, Sharghi Namin
A R, Mokhtari Noori
J, et al. Relation between complications of post CABG surgery and duration of intubation,
Crit Care Nurs J.
Aims: Cardiovascular diseases and especially coronary artery disease is the main reason of morbidity and mortality and
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) is still the main procedure for this widespread health problem. According to
complications of intubation during transfering the patient from surgery room to coronary care unit, this study was to
investigate the correlation between duration of intubation and the complications after CABG surgery.
Methods: A cross-sectional study was performed on 600 of 986 patients undergone CABG between March 2002 to 2003 in
two Tehran hospitals and the correlation between complications after CABG and duration of intubation was studied by
descriptive and infrential statistical methods such as t-test and ANOVA using SPSS 11.5 statistical package.
Results: The mean age of patients was 58.6±10.2 years and about 73% of the study population were males. The minimum
and maximum of intubation duration was 8.81 and 24.75 hours, respectively.
Conclusion: The duration of intubation has significant correlation with post operative complications included post
operative hemorrhage, reoperation, congestive heart failure after operation, cardiac arrest and hypotension after
Intubation, Complications, Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
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