Saphenous vein graft growth 13 years after coronary bypass in a child with Kawasaki disease.

@article{ElKhouri1998SaphenousVG,
  title={Saphenous vein graft growth 13 years after coronary bypass in a child with Kawasaki disease.},
  author={Hanna M El-Khouri and Delores Danilowicz and A J Slovis and Stephen B. Colvin and Michael Artman},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={65 4},
  pages={1127-30}
}
The presumed limited growth potential of saphenous vein grafts has led many authorities to discourage their use in young children. We documented excellent growth and patency of a saphenous vein graft 13 years after operation in a 7-year-old child with coronary artery obstruction caused by Kawasaki disease.