Prevention of Pulmonary and Venous Thromboembolism Post Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery – Literature Review
Braz. J. Cardiovasc. Surg.
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Abstract Objective: The current review evaluates recent literature on the different aspects of prophylaxis in postoperative pulmonary and venous thromboembolism and their main risk factors. Methods: The literature survey was carried out based on the PubMed data using the keywords “coronary artery bypass graft” and “venous thromboembolism” as components of the search field title. Results: Studies reported several risk factors for postoperative thromboembolism including advanced age, postoperative immobilization, type of thromboprophylaxis, obesity, and location of the surgery. Conclusion: According to the studies, tailored prophylaxis could be easily adapted to decrease the intensity and duration of postoperative thromboembolism in a patient with several disorders and comorbidities, especially in cardiovascular disease.
- Venous thromboembolism in coronary artery surgery.
- Fifty Years of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
- Myocardial infarction related to coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
- Insurance type and choice of hospital for coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
- Fibrin Adhesive: Clinical Application in Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery