The effects of internal thoracic artery preparation with intact pleura on respiratory function and patients' early outcomes.

@article{Ozkara2008TheEO,
  title={The effects of internal thoracic artery preparation with intact pleura on respiratory function and patients' early outcomes.},
  author={Ahmet Ozkara and Alican Hatemi and Murat Mert and Ozge K{\"o}ner and G{\"u}rkan Çetin and Mete G{\"u}rsoy and Serdar S Celebi and Can Cağlar Erdem and Sertaç Haydin and Cenk Eray Yildiz and Kaya S{\"u}zer},
  journal={Anadolu kardiyoloji dergisi : AKD = the Anatolian journal of cardiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={368-73}
}
OBJECTIVE Postoperative respiratory functions, arterial blood gases, blood loss and clinical outcome following coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) were assessed in a prospective randomized single-blind (patient- blind) clinical study comparing two different techniques of internal thoracic artery (ITA) harvesting. METHODS Fifty-four patients admitted for CABG were allocated into two groups according to 'random numbers' technique. In a Group 1 (n=26) ITA was prepared keeping the pleura intact… CONTINUE READING
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