Coronary artery bypass grafting in a patient with Gilbert syndrome

J Clin Exp Invest 2012;3(4):555-557.

https://doi.org/10.5799/ahinjs.01.2012.04.0223

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Abstract

Here in we present a case of a postoperative jaundice due to Gilbert's syndrome in a patient who was suffering from coronary artery disease and undergone coronary artery bypass grafting operation. Signs and symptoms of jaundice developed on the postoperative first day and resolved spontaneously after 7 days. The diagnosis and characteristics of Gilbert's syndrome and other related abnormalities and factors relevant to anesthesia and cardiopulmonary by-pass, which affect bilirubin metabolism, are discussed.

Keywords

Coronary artery disease, coronary artery bypass grafting, Gilbert’s syndrome

Citation

Korkmaz K, Gedik HS, Deniz H. Coronary artery bypass grafting in a patient with Gilbert syndrome. J Clin Exp Invest. 2012;3(4):555-7. https://doi.org/10.5799/ahinjs.01.2012.04.0223