Cardiology & Vascular Research

Abstract

Cardiac Surgery for a Patient with Autoimmune Haemolytic Anemia and other Co-Morbidities

Ahmed Al Bulushi, Abdolazeem Elnour, Ahmed Esam Al deen Hassan

Cardiac surgery in patients with Autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) is one of the challenges that needs careful management. This is due to the behavior of the disease in the setting of cardiac surgery, and also due to the lack of consensus of how to manage such cases. Here we present a case of a patient withautoimmune hemolytic anemia and other co morbidities who underwent a successful cardiac revascularization by using Off pump coronary artery bypass graft (OPCABG).

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