[Coronary artery bypass graft stenosis suspected to be due to hemostatic agents: a case report].

@article{Tomizawa1991CoronaryAB,
  title={[Coronary artery bypass graft stenosis suspected to be due to hemostatic agents: a case report].},
  author={Yasuko Tomizawa and Masahiro Endo and Masaya Kitamura and Akira Shiikawa and Yoshikazu Yagi and Hitoshi Koyanagi},
  journal={Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery},
  year={1991},
  volume={44 9},
  pages={764-6}
}
A 66-year-old man had a CABG with a saphenous vein graft. During the surgery, oxidized cellulose and fibrin glue were used and left in place for hemostasis. Six months after the surgery, the first postoperative CAG was performed and a stenosis of the coronary bypass graft near the proximal anastomosis was found. The first PTCA was done and the stenosis was released. Re-stenosis was observed at the same site one year after the first PTCA and a second one was performed. Five years and nine months… CONTINUE READING