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ea0009p166 | Thyroid | BES2005

Triiodothyronine and glucose insulin potassium individually improve cardiovascular performance post coronary artery bypass graft surgery without increasing systemic oxygen consumption

Ranasinghe A , Quinn D , Franklyn J , Graham T , Keogh B , Mascaro J , Rooney S , Wilson I , Pagano D , Bonser R

ObjectivesBoth glucose insulin potassium (GIK) and tri-iodothyronine (T3) may improve cardiovascular performance following cardiac surgery. The effects of combined treatment are unknown.MethodsAfter obtaining local research ethics committee approval, we performed a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial on patients undergoing first time elective/urgent isolated CABG. Between January 2000 ...