Fast-track recovery in noncoronary cardiac surgery patients.

Toraman F., Evrenkaya S., Yuce M., GÖKSEL O. S., Karabulut H., ALHAN C.

The heart surgery forum, vol.8, no.1, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1532/hsf98.20041138
  • Journal Name: The heart surgery forum
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes


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.