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The Monoshunt: a new intracoronary shunt design to avoid distal endothelial dysfunction during off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17670048     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Insertion of intracoronary shunts during off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery can induce a severe endothelial dysfunction. The purpose of this study was to propose a new intracoronary shunt design called Monoshunt, to avoid distal endothelial damage of the target artery in a porcine model. The use of the Monoshunt avoids distal endothelial denudation and allows distal coronary perfusion.
Authors:
Roland G Demaria; Olivier Malo; Michel Carrier; Louis P Perrault
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery     Volume:  2     ISSN:  1569-9285     ISO Abbreviation:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Publication Date:  2003 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-08-02     Completed Date:  2007-08-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101158399     Medline TA:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  281-6     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Research Center and Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, 5000 Belanger Street East, Montreal, Quebec H1T 1C8, Canada.
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