Myocardial Perfusion as an Indicator of Graft Patency after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

@inproceedings{Bertrand2005MyocardialPA,
  title={Myocardial Perfusion as an Indicator of Graft Patency after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery},
  author={Michel E. Bertrand and Jean Marc Lablanche and Michel F. Rousseau and Henri Warembourg and CZESLAS STANKOWTAK and G Soots},
  year={2005}
}
Aortocoronary bypass surgery, widely accepted in the treatment of patients with coronary artery disease, is controversial in the management of variant angina. Persistence of attacks, occlusion of the graft or postoperative infarction have been described and could be explained by a persistent spasm frequently observed in variant angina that might occlude the distal part of the grafted vessel. It has been suggested that plexectomy might be added to the aortocoronary graft procedure in order to… CONTINUE READING
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