[Bypass surgery performed with or without the use of heart-lung machine]

Houlind K, Ehlers L
Record ID 32013000046
Danish
Original Title: Bypass operation med eller uden brug af hjerte-lunge-maskine – en medicinsk teknologivurdering
Authors' objectives: In order to give decision makers evidence of the consequences of an increased or decreased use of HLM in coronary bypass surgery is the purpose of this project: To examine the available evidence on the pros and cons of coronary bypass surgery without heart-lung machine in relatively younger patients with relatively low intraoperative risk Through a Danish multicenter project to provide evidence of the pros and cons of coronary bypass surgery without heart-lung machine specifically in elderly patients with higher intra-operative risk, including how the costs and benefits are distributed to the Danish healthcare system.
Authors' recomendations: OPCAB and CCABG are both relatively safe procedures that effectively restore blood supply to the heart.
Details
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2012
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Denmark
MeSH Terms
  • Heart-Lung Machine
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Coronary Artery Bypass, Off-Pump
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Stenosis
Contact
Organisation Name: Danish Centre for Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment
Contact Address: National Board of Health, PO Box 1881, Islands Brygge 67, DK-2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark. Tel: 45 72 22 74 48; Fax: 45 72 22 74 07/67
Contact Name: dacehta@sst.dk
Contact Email: dacehta@sst.dk
Copyright: Danish Centre for Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment (DACEHTA)
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