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Off-pump or on-pump coronary-artery bypass grafting at 30 days.

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BACKGROUND: The relative benefits and risks of performing coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG) with a beating-heart technique (off-pump CABG), as compared with cardiopulmonary bypass (on-pump CABG), are not clearly established. METHODS: At 79 centers in 19 countries, we randomly assigned 4752 patients in whom CABG was planned to undergo the procedure off-pump or on-pump. The first coprimary outcome was a composite of death, nonfatal stroke, nonfatal myocardial infarction, or new renal fail...

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10.1056/nejmoa1200388

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Author
Journal:
New England journal of medicine More from this journal
Volume:
366
Issue:
16
Pages:
1489-1497
Publication date:
2012-04-01
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EISSN:
1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793
Language:
English
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pubs:320440
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uuid:b604b8af-32ab-4e9c-a709-5ce0128c56bc
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pubs:320440
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320440
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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