Vitamin D Level Predicts Death in CABG

Patients with vitamin D deficiency or insufficiency, defined by levels of 25(OH)D, had significantly higher 90-day mortality after CABG than those who had sufficient levels of the vitamin (OR 5.24 and OR 4.61, respectively), Takuhiro Moromizato, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and colleagues reported during an oral session at the Society of Critical Care Medicine meeting.

The study was limited by its observational design, which can’t prove causality, and by the potential for selection bias and unmeasured confounders.

via Vitamin D Level Predicts Death in CABG.

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