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Guillaine Barre Syndrome after OPCAB Surgery

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We report a successful treatment of the first reported case of Guillaine-Barre Syndrome (GBS) detected post Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (OPCAB). A 70-year-old man underwent OPCAB surgery for Triple Vessel Disease. In the post-operative period he developed respiratory distress with unexplained weakness in the limbs. CSF study confirmed Guillaine-Barre Syndrome. He was administered immunoglobulin therapy. The patient fully recovered and was discharged in good health.

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Vettath, M. and Kannan, A. (2014) Guillaine Barre Syndrome after OPCAB Surgery. Surgical Science, 5, 540-541. doi: 10.4236/ss.2014.512082.

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