[Early and late damage in bypass vessels induced by crystalloid and cardioplegic solutions].


Veins and arteries grafted into the aorto-to-coronary position undergo degenerative processes, subintimal fibrous hyperplasia and diffuse atherosclerosis. We examined the influence of various crystalloid and cardioplegic solutions on the endothelium of human saphenous veins and internal mammary arteries, bovine internal mammary veins and arteries and rabbit… (More)