Clinical fate of cardiosurgical patients after prolonged intensive care unit stay-initial clinical results and follow-up

Sems-Malte Tugtekin, Dominik Joskowiak, Manuel Wilbring, Kostas Alexiou, Utz Kappert & Klaus Matschke
Introduction: Due to a higher number of patients (pts) receiving complex cardiosurgical procedures the proportion of pts with prolonged ICU stay have increased. Information on the clinical outcome but also of the further clinical follow-up of this patient group is restricted Therefore clinical reports[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]