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Response to the letter to editor: Re-exploration after off pump coronary artery bypass grafting: incidence, risk factors and impact of timing: Utility of heaemostasis checklist
  • Kartik Patel,
  • Sudhir Adalti
Kartik Patel
U.N.Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Center
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Sudhir Adalti
Apollo Hospitals Ahmedabad
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Abstract

Surgical checklists such as ‘World Health Organization (WHO) Surgical Safety Checklist’ are made to make surgery safer, simple and to reduce human errors. Similar to this concept, Ali M et al and others have implemented the ‘haemostasis checklist’ and it had shown reduction in incidence of re-exploration in patients who underwent surgery using cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). However, there is still scarcity of literature about the effect of these checklists on re-exploration after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (OPCABG).

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

08 Oct 2020Submitted to Journal of Cardiac Surgery
09 Oct 2020Submission Checks Completed
09 Oct 2020Assigned to Editor
09 Oct 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
11 Oct 20201st Revision Received
12 Oct 2020Submission Checks Completed
12 Oct 2020Assigned to Editor
12 Oct 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
12 Oct 2020Editorial Decision: Accept