Left internal thoracic artery-radial artery composite grafts as the technique of choice for myocardial revascularization in elderly patients: a prospective randomized evaluation.

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OBJECTIVES The technique of choice for myocardial revascularization in elderly patients remains a debated issue. We evaluated the potential advantages of the use of left internal thoracic artery-radial artery composite grafts compared with conventional coronary artery bypass grafts in elderly patients. METHODS We prospectively enrolled 160 patients aged… (More)

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@article{Muneretto2004LeftIT, title={Left internal thoracic artery-radial artery composite grafts as the technique of choice for myocardial revascularization in elderly patients: a prospective randomized evaluation.}, author={Claudio Muneretto and Gianluigi Bisleri and Alberto Negri and Jacopo Manfredi and Enrico Carone and Jeffrey Morgan and Marco Metra and Livio Dei Cas}, journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery}, year={2004}, volume={127 1}, pages={179-84} }