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Coronary artery bypass grafting in a patient with Gilbert syndrome

Author(s): Kemal Korkmaz | Hikmet Selçuk Gedik | Hayati Deniz

Journal: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Investigations
ISSN 1309-8578

Volume: 3;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 555;
Date: 2012;
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Keywords: Coronary artery disease | coronary artery bypass grafting | Gilbert’s syndrome

Here in we present a case of a postoperative jaundicedue to Gilbert’s syndrome in a patient who was sufferingfrom coronary artery disease and undergone coronaryartery bypass grafting operation. Signs and symptoms ofjaundice developed on the postoperative first day andresolved spontaneously after 7 days. The diagnosis andcharacteristics of Gilbert’s syndrome and other relatedabnormalities and factors relevant to anesthesia and cardiopulmonaryby-pass, which affect bilirubin metabolism,are discussed. J Clin Exp Invest 2012; 3(4): 555-557Key words: Coronary artery disease, coronary artery bypassgrafting, Gilbert’s syndrome
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