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Feridoun Sabzi Mojtaba Niazi Alireza Ahmadi

Abstract

With an increasing number of off-pump coronary artery surgery procedures in high-risk patients with coagulopathy, including renal failure, hepatic failure and anticoagulant drug-using patients, the frequency of related complications such as repeated exploration for bleeding is also increasing. The associated co-morbidity and repeated use of electrocautery in postoperative bleeding leaves patients susceptible to electrocautery ulcers. In this case series, rare cases of cautery burn with unique causative mechanisms are described. © 2013 KUMS, All rights reserved

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SABZI, Feridoun; NIAZI, Mojtaba; AHMADI, Alireza. Rare case-series of electrocautery burn following off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting. Journal of Injury and Violence Research, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 1, p. 44-49, may 2013. ISSN 2008-4072. Available at: <http://jivresearch.org/jivr/index.php/jivr/article/view/456>. Date accessed: 13 dec. 2017.
Keywords
Electrocautery; Complication; Burn
Section
Case Report

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