Metformin Effect on Chest Tube Drainage After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery

Juozas Kapturauskas, Edmundas ┼áirvinskas Abstract Increasing numbers of patients with diabetes mellitus are referred to cardiac surgery. Biguanides are still first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes in all over the world. According preoperative guidelines, oral diabetes medications should be held on the day of surgery because of increased risk of lactic acidosis, induced by Metformin…