Coronary angiography is commonly performed before cardiac surgery for patients with valvular and congenital heart disease. However, the yield is not high. We hypothesized that risk factors analysis before angiography could effectively select those patients who may have higher likelihood of coronary artery disease (CAD).
JEFFREY W H FUNG, JOHN E SANDERSON, YAN WANG, YI-QING WANG, Hyperlipidemia is the Best Predictor of the Need for Routine Coronary Angiography in the Preoperative Evaluation of Chinese Patients Undergoing Valve or Congenital Heart Surgery Journal of the Hong Kong College of Cardiology 2022;8(3):122-128 https://doi.org/10.55503/2790-6744.1406
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