Article Abstract

Preoperative glycated hemoglobin and coronary surgery: need for different cut-offs for a continuous variable

Authors: Giuseppe Gatti, Fausto Biancari, Giuseppe Santarpino


The prevalence of diabetes mellitus is increasing. Consequently, there is an increased need for diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic investigation (1). For years, glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) is an important preoperative marker in diabetics. It aims now to a predictive role.