Byoung-Hee Ahn

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BACKGROUND Despite the purported advantages of using a gastroepiploic artery graft during coronary artery bypass, insufficient potential flow capacity and vasospasm remain major concerns. We assessed the efficacy and results of using a skeletonized composite gastroepiploic artery graft in situations in which bilateral internal thoracic and radial arteries(More)
The rupture of an acute dissection of the ascending aorta into the space surrounding the pulmonary artery is an uncommon occurrence. No previous cases of transient pulmonary hypertension caused by a hematoma surrounding the pulmonary artery have been documented in the literature. Herein, we report a case of acute aortic dissection presenting as secondary(More)
BACKGROUND There is controversy about the benefit of surgical correction of an atrial septal defect (ASD) in patients over 60 years old. The purpose of this study was to determine whether surgical treatment is beneficial in those 60 years of age or older. MATERIALS AND METHODS We reviewed the clinical course of 57 patients (mean age: 63.54±5.59 years)(More)
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