Postoperative chest radiographic changes after on- and off-pump coronary surgery.

  title={Postoperative chest radiographic changes after on- and off-pump coronary surgery.},
  author={Pradeep Narayan and Mauro Caputo and Janice T Jones and S Al-Tai and Gianni Angelini and P. J. Wilde},
  journal={Clinical radiology},
  volume={60 6},
AIM A variety of chest radiograph abnormalities are recognized after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). This study analyzes the appearance of preoperative and postoperative chest radiographs in two groups of patients undergoing myocardial revascularization with or without the use of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). METHODS Chest radiographs (preoperative and at 1 day, 6 days and 6 to 8 weeks post operatively) were analyzed according to a detailed protocol in cases of conventional CABG on… CONTINUE READING


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