Infection Risk Higher for Obese Patients After Bypass Surgery
9 days ago - By Medindia Health
The risk of infection following coronary artery bypass grafting surgery is higher among obese patients. This increases the length of hospital stay and medical costs.
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Research: Patients with obesity have higher risk of infection after heart bypass surgery
9 days ago - By News Medical
Patients with obesity have a higher risk of infection within 30 days after receiving heart bypass surgery, according to a series of studies conducted by University of Alberta researchers at the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine.
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