Outcomes of coronary artery bypass graft surgery

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1994021/#__abstractid201527title

This review article summarizes the major studies that have investigated the outcomes of coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). The article includes a review of the literature in the areas of: history of CABG; indications for CABG; and measurement of quality of life following CABG

But it should be noted…

(recovery from cabg) is a multidimensional phenomenon that is not fully explained by medical factors. Therefore, in addition to studying mortality and morbidity outcomes following CABG, many recent studies have identified that it is important to investigate various physical, psychological, and social variables that have a significant impact on post-operative adjustment to CABG.

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