[Usefulness of semi-skeletonized right gastroepiploic artery].


The right gastroepiploic artery (RGEA) could be harvested easily and safely by using an ultrasonic scalpel. It is easier and faster not to remove a satellite vein from RGEA than to skeletonize it fully. And blood flow of the vein is important, because it is the flow of vasa vasorum of RGEA. Among 70 patients who have bypassed to right coronary arteries (RCA… (More)


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@article{Sawazaki2003UsefulnessOS, title={[Usefulness of semi-skeletonized right gastroepiploic artery].}, author={Masaru Sawazaki and Y. Ogawa and Toshiki Okasaka and Ryoichi Hashizume and Kazunari Yamana}, journal={Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery}, year={2003}, volume={56 8 Suppl}, pages={656-60} }