describe the quality of life six months following on-pump coronary artery
bypass grafting in people aged 61 to 70.
Methods: An analytical cross-sectional survey was conducted on 119
cardiovascular patients who havendergone On Pump CABG procedure. The data was collected from Punjab
Institute of Cardiology and Omer Hospital Lahore. 70 patients were taken from
Punjab Institute of Cardiology Lahore and 49 from Omer Hospital. Non-probability
convenient sampling was used as a sampling approach. From August 2018 until
January 2019, the research was conducted. The Medical Outcomes Study short form
36 (SF-36) questionnaires were used to determine the quality of life.
Results: The mean age of the 119 patients was 65.23 + 3.35, with a standard
deviation of 3.35. Three patients (2.5%) had energy fatigue, three (2.5%) had
role limitations due to physical health, fifteen (12.6%) had role limitations
due to emotional problems, 96 (80.7%) had physical functioning and two (1.7%)
had emotional well-being, four (3.4%) had social functioning, three (2.5%) had
pain, and three (2.5%) had general health problems.
Conclusion: The quality
of life of on-pump CABG patients aged 61-70 years after six months of cardiac
rehabilitation was reported to be satisfactory, with improved activities of
Keywords: Quality of life, on pump coronary artery bypasses grafting, cardiac