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Minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass: technical considerations.
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PMID:  22172359     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass grafting (MIDCAB) uses a small anterior left thoracotomy incision and harvesting of the left internal mammary artery with an anastomosis performed to the left anterior descending artery without cardiopulmonary bypass. There is renewed interest in minimally invasive coronary surgery and hybrid revascularization. This article describes a standardized approach that has been consistently successful in our institution.
Ramachandra C Reddy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1532-9488     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917640     Medline TA:  Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  216-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York.
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