When to remove drains after coronary bypass surgery?


Gür A. K. , Eker E., Tekeli A. E. , Aykac M. C.

MEDICAL SCIENCE, vol.22, no.89, pp.38-44, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 89
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL SCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.38-44

Abstract

Background: Mediastinal and thoracic drains after open heart surgery are a vital preventive measure against postoperative cardiac tamponade. In this study, we investigated when to remove mediastinal and thoracal drains in patients who underwent isolated coronary bypass surgery.