Hadiqa Fatima, Shoaib Waqas, Asifa Javaid, Aadil Ameer Ali, Muhammad Tariq

Quality of Life After on Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Post Six Months with Cardiac Rehabilitation

Hadiqa Fatima, Shoaib Waqas, Asifa Javaid, Aadil Ameer Ali, Muhammad Tariq



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ABSTRACT

Aim: To 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 have undergone 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 daily living.

Keywords: Quality of life, on pump coronary artery bypasses grafting, cardiac rehabilitation



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