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Mesh tube-calibrated varicose veins for coronary artery bypass grafting.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8279907     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Complex arterial bypass grafting may be contraindicated for patients with multivessel disease and inadequate saphenous veins. In such cases varicose veins may be used as bypass conduits after calibration by insertion into mesh tubes. After in vitro and experimental testing, as well as gratifying results in infrainguinal arterial reconstructions, wrapped varicose vein grafts in addition to arterial bypass grafts were used in 6 patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting.
A Moritz; F Grabenwöger; E Wolner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1994 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-02-10     Completed Date:  1994-02-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  240-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Second Surgical Department, University of Vienna, Austria.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Artery Bypass / methods*
Surgical Mesh*
Varicose Veins*
Vascular Patency
Comment In:
Ann Thorac Surg. 1994 Jul;58(1):279   [PMID:  8037553 ]

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