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Aorta-coronary bypass grafting with polytetrafluoroethylene conduits. Early and late outcome in eight patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3496497     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
During 1982 and 1983 we performed aorta-coronary bypass grafts on eight patients using 4 mm polytetrafluoroethylene conduits and predominantly the multiple sequential graft technique. Angiography was performed 1 week postoperatively and seven of eight patients had patent grafts and were angina free. At 1 year's follow-up 18 of 28 distal anastomoses were patent and five of eight patients were angina free. At 45 month's follow-up four of 28 distal anastomoses were patent and one of eight patients was angina free.
Authors:
R B Chard; D C Johnson; G R Nunn; T B Cartmill
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  94     ISSN:  0022-5223     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  1987 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-08-03     Completed Date:  1987-08-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376343     Medline TA:  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  132-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Angina Pectoris / etiology*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis*
Coronary Artery Bypass*
Follow-Up Studies
Graft Occlusion, Vascular / etiology*
Humans
Polytetrafluoroethylene*
Recurrence
Time Factors
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
9002-84-0/Polytetrafluoroethylene

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