A 48-year-old man receiving maintenance hemodialysis underwent coronary artery bypass surgery with good results for intractable angina. No complications were observed that could be attributed to the hemodialysis treatment. There appear to be no cogent reasons to arbitrarily exclude this population of patients from consideration for coronary artery bypass surgery.
(Arch Intern Med 137:83-84, 1977)
Siegel MS, Norfleet EA, Gitelman HJ. Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery in a Patient Receiving Hemodialysis. Arch Intern Med. 1977;137(1):83-84. doi:10.1001/archinte.1977.03630130055013