Cardiovascular daytime varying effect in cardiac surgery on surgical site infections and 1-year mortality: A prospective cohort study with 22,305 patients

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Abstract

Afternoon aortic valve replacement surgery may provide perioperative myocardial protection and improve patient outcomes compared with morning surgery. The results of our large observational study based on Swiss cardiac surgical site infection surveillance data suggest that the current evidence is insufficient to generally promote afternoon cardiac surgeries.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)727-728
Number of pages2
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Volume40
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2019

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