Alyssa M. Vela, PhD, assistant professor of cardiac surgery and psychiatry and behavioral sciences, Northwestern Medicine; cardiac behavioral health specialist, Cardiac Behavioral Medicine, Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute in Illinois.
American Heart Association: “Ejection Fraction Heart Failure Measurement,” “Heart Procedures and Surgeries,” “What Is Coronary Bypass Surgery?”
Amit Pawale, MD, cardiac surgeon, Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Chicago.
Annals of Thoracic Surgery: “Hospital Variability in Length of Stay After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Results from the Society of Thoracic Surgeon’s National Cardiac Database.”
Brazilian Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery: “Risk Factors for Prolonged Hospital Stay After Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.”
Cleveland Clinic: “Left Ventricular Assist Devices (Mechanical Circulatory Support MCS).”
Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery: “Length of Intensive Care Unit Stay Following Cardiac Surgery: Is It Impossible To Find a Universal Prediction Model?”
Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery,” “Peripheral Vascular Disease.”
Journal of the Formosan Medical Association: “Risk Factors Associated With Longer Stays In Cardiovascular Surgical Intensive Care Unit After CABG.”
Kim L. Feingold, PhD, assistant professor of cardiac surgery and psychiatry and behavioral sciences, Northwestern Medicine; director, Cardiac Behavioral Medicine, Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute in Illinois.
Mayo Clinic: “Coronary Bypass Surgery.”
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “Cardiac Rehabilitation.”
NHS: “Coronary Artery Bypass Graft.”
Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal: “Prolonged Intensive Care Unit Stay After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: Role Of Perioperative Factors.”
UCSF Department of Surgery: “Coronary Artery Disease.”