A new technique for intraoperative graft angiography utilizing the radial artery stump.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Angiographic visualization is the gold standard in evaluating the patency of newly constructed bypass grafts. With the growth of beating heart bypass grafting procedures, there is a need to confirm patency and document the success of the operative techniques. METHODS We have developed a new technique for performing intraoperative graft… (More)

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@article{Lazzara2000ANT, title={A new technique for intraoperative graft angiography utilizing the radial artery stump.}, author={Raimondo Lazzara and F E Kidwell and Rachel Griffith}, journal={The heart surgery forum}, year={2000}, volume={3 2}, pages={123-5; discussion 125-6} }