Technical tips and pitfalls in OPCAB surgery: the buffalo experience.

Abstract

The Center for Minimally Invasive and Robotic Heart Surgery has performed more than 1,500 off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) procedures since 1995. The operation has changed significantly based on experience and development of new tools. These improvements have made the operations safer and applicable to more patients. No patients are presently… (More)

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@article{Bergsland2000TechnicalTA, title={Technical tips and pitfalls in OPCAB surgery: the buffalo experience.}, author={Jakob Bergsland and Erdal Safak and Hratch L. Karamanoukian and M. Ricci and S Schmid and Tomas Antonio Salerno}, journal={The heart surgery forum}, year={2000}, volume={3 3}, pages={189-93} }