[Coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia].

Abstract

Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) was performed in 48 patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). Seventy-nine percent of these patients had three-vessel disease or left main trunk disease. The internal thoracic artery was used for grafting in 26 patients and the right gastroepiploic artery was used in 4 patients. Although no patient… (More)

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