The objective was to document the 5 year prognosis of patients who had cardiac complications after non-cardiac surgery.
5-year follow-up of 218 patients originally enrolled in a prospective study to identify risks factors for perioperative complications.
An academic medical center.
Participants were hypertensives and diabetics who underwent elective surgery between 1982 and 1985.
In the original study, patients were evaluated pre-operatively, monitored intra-operatively by an independent observer, and followed daily for 7 days post-operatively according to a standard surveillance protocol.
Outcomes were judged by assessors blinded to the pre-operative status and intra-operative course.
Mots-clés Pascal : Complication, Postopératoire, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Mortalité, Homme, Pronostic, Epidémiologie, Etude longitudinale
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Complication, Postoperative, Cardiovascular disease, Mortality, Human, Prognosis, Epidemiology, Follow up study
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0052043
Code Inist : 002B12A09. Création : 09/06/1995.