Coronary artery bypass grafting in a patient with Gilbert syndrome
Kemal Korkmaz 1 * , Hikmet Selcuk Gedik, Hayati Deniz
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1 Ankara Numune Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Kliniği Ankara, Turkey
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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.

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Article Type: Case Report

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

J Clin Exp Invest, 2012 - Volume 3 Issue 4, pp. 555-557

Publication date: 13 Dec 2012

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