Fast-track recovery in noncoronary cardiac surgery patients

Toraman F. , Evrenkaya S., Yuce M., Göksel O., Karabulut H. , Alhan C.

HEART SURGERY FORUM, vol.8, no.1, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1532/hsf98.20041138
  • Title of Journal : HEART SURGERY FORUM


Objective: Fast-track recovery protocols result in shorter hospital stays and decreased costs in coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery. However, data based on an objective scoring system are lacking for the impact of these protocols on patients undergoing cardiac surgery other than isolated CABG.