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Patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery are at high risk of impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes mellitus during the first postoperative year.

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This study demonstrates that patients who have undergone coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery have a high prevalence of abnormal glucose tolerance 3 months and 1 year later. Although only 6% were known to have diabetes mellitus (DM) preoperatively, a further 4% were classified DM at two oral glucose tolerance tests (OGTTs) over the subsequent year and a further 18% were classified as having impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) at 12 months. Reproducibility of the 120-minute plasma glucose ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
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Author
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Journal:
Metabolism: clinical and experimental
Volume:
44
Issue:
8
Pages:
1016-1027
Publication date:
1995-08-05
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EISSN:
1532-8600
ISSN:
0026-0495
URN:
uuid:901df209-6ad0-46f2-9749-be7edd9876c7
Source identifiers:
72774
Local pid:
pubs:72774

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