Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Nine Months after Pneumonectomy

  title={Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Nine Months after Pneumonectomy},
  author={Ilhan G{\"o}lbaşi and Cengiz T{\"u}rkay and Nursel Sahin and Necdet Oz and Erman Akbulut and H. G{\"u}lmez and Omer Bayezid},
  journal={Texas Heart Institute journal},
  volume={28 2},
We performed coronary artery bypass grafting on a 58-year-old man who only 9 months earlier had undergone right pneumonectomy for bronchial carcinoma. Although his preoperative pulmonary function had been poor, coronary artery bypass surgery was successful, and the patient was discharged on the 9th postoperative day Two years after surgery, he remained in New York Heart Association functional class I. We attribute this success to special management before, during, and after the operation. On… CONTINUE READING