Use of the right gastroepiploic artery as a coronary artery bypass graft in 307 patients.


From October 1988 to October 1995 the right gastroepiploic artery was used as a conduit for coronary surgery in 307 patients. Their average age was 56.5 years (range 25-75) and 274 patients (89%) were male. Twenty-six cases (8.5%) were re-operations and 58 patients (19%) were operated upon on an urgent or semi-urgent basis. Target coronary vessels were the… (More)


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