Myocardial revascularization and carotid endarterectomy: a combined approach.

@article{Okies1977MyocardialRA,
  title={Myocardial revascularization and carotid endarterectomy: a combined approach.},
  author={J Edward Okies and Q Macmanus and Albert Starr},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={1977},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={
          560-3
        }
}
The approach to the patient with combined carotid and coronary artery occlusive disease has been evolving since corornary bypass procedures became feasible. When neurological and cardiac symptoms are remote, sequential procedures are adequate. Neurological symptoms or severe carotid stenoses (or both) appearing simultaneously with symptoms of myocardial ischemia present a more difficult problem. Simultaneous operation has been performed in 16 patients with 1 early death (low output) and 2… CONTINUE READING
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