OPCAB: Reducing the Perioperative Risk Avoiding Extracorporeal Circulation in CABG Surgery

@article{Mueller2003OPCABRT,
  title={OPCAB: Reducing the Perioperative Risk Avoiding Extracorporeal Circulation in CABG Surgery},
  author={Ludwig C Mueller},
  journal={European Surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={35},
  pages={330-330}
}
In the paper “OPCAB: reducing the perioperative risk avoiding extracorporeal circulation in CABG surgery” by Thalmann et al. (1) the authors give us a survey of their experience in off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery. 47 % of patients requiring isolated bypass surgery were operated off-pump with an excellent outcome in respect to mortality (1.4 %) and… CONTINUE READING