Coronary artery surgery: the end of the beginning.

@article{Loop1998CoronaryAS,
  title={Coronary artery surgery: the end of the beginning.},
  author={Floyd D. Loop},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={
          554-71
        }
}
In each of the first three decades of myocardial revascularization, conventional treatment has been revised completely. This lecture comments on three areas of discovery that have shaped the evolution of myocardial revascularization: science, technology development, and revascularization. The discoveries in all three areas are inexorably interrelated. The single greatest lesson learned so far is that conduit performance carries more prognostic weight than any other factor. We have observed that… CONTINUE READING
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