Scott Riggins

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Risks and benefits of performing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) within 30 days of an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) were examined. In 642 patients operated on between January 1988 and December 1993, emergent CABG was performed in 46 patients for cardiogenic shock mainly for failed thrombolysis in patients with an evolving AMI. The remaining(More)
Simultaneous coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and carotid endarterectomy (CE) were done on 133 patients over an 8-year period. Twenty-seven patients (20%) had previous transient ischemic attacks (TIAs), 12 (9%) had previous strokes, and the remainder (71%) were asymptomatic. All asymptomatic patients had greater than 85% stenosis of the internal(More)
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