Intraabdominal hemorrhage during combined coronary artery bypass and carotid endarterectomy

Seiichi Noda, Michael J. Buckmaster, Charles W. Hogue, Brian G. Rubin, Thoralf M. Sundt

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Intraabdominal complications during cardiopulmonary bypass are extremely rare, with an incidence of less than 1% in multiple retrospective studies. These complications are associated with a high mortality, and their rapid diagnosis is critical to the outcome of the patient. We present a case of spontaneous intraabdominal hemorrhage after combined carotid endarterectomy and four-vessel coronary artery bypass grafting, which was diagnosed through a diaphragmatic window.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)557-558
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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