Platelet Counts and Postoperative Stroke After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery.

TitlePlatelet Counts and Postoperative Stroke After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2017
JournalAnesthesia and analgesia
Volume125
Issue4
Pagination1129-1139
Date Published2017 Oct
ISSN0003-2999
AbstractDeclining platelet counts may reveal platelet activation and aggregation in a postoperative prothrombotic state. Therefore, we hypothesized that nadir platelet counts after on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery are associated with stroke.
URLhttp://Insights.ovid.com/pubmed?pmid=28632537
DOI10.1213/ANE.0000000000002187
PubMed Linkhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28632537?dopt=Abstract
Short TitleAnesth Analg