TITLE

Intensive insulin therapy during cardiac surgery did not reduce mortality or morbidity but increased risk for stroke

PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 147 Issue 1, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article cites a study, conducted by G.Y. Gandhi and colleagues, which focuses on the effect of intraoperative intensive insulin therapy (IIT) on morbidity and mortality in patients having cardiac surgery. The study was published in an issue of "The Annals of Internal Medicine." The researchers conducted a randomized controlled trial in a hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. They found that IIT during cardiac surgery did not reduce morbidity and mortality but increased risk for stroke.
ACCESSION #
25913627

 

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