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Critical Illness

CI: Body Weight and Outcomes: Cardiovascular Surgery Patients (2007)

Four research studies with patient populations undergoing coronary revascularization surgery were evaluated for this topic. Subjects were primarily adult men (68-72%) with mean ages 61-67. The patient population consisted of patients undergoing cardiac surgeries including revascularization and valve replacement procedures, but gave no measures of illness severity.