LABORATORY INVESTIGATION NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGY Quantification of platelet retention in aortocoronary femoral vein bypass graft in dogs treated with dipyridamole and aspirin


Autologous femoral vein segments were implanted as aortocoronary bypass grafts in 50 dogs, 25 of which were treated with dipyridamole and aspirin to inhibit platelet deposition and 25 that were not. Autologous platelets labeled with indium1 1 1 were injected into some dogs 48 hr before they were killed on the first day after surgery; other dogs were… (More)