Analysis of open heart surgery in patients with liver cirrhosis
Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals, 06/22/2012
Sugimura Y et al. – The authors concluded that a high Child–Turcotte–Pugh class was associated with increased morbidity. Cardiopulmonary bypass and crossclamp times were also related to high morbidity, while high model for end–stage liver disease scores and low serum cholinesterase levels predicted liver–related mortality.