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Rescue percutaneous coronary intervention immediately following coronary artery bypass grafting.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11591594     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Perioperative graft failure after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) can result in acute myocardial infarction with dire clinical consequences. We report a case of rescue percutaneous coronary intervention immediately after unsuccessful CABG. This approach salvaged the patient from cardiogenic shock and should be recognized as a viable alternative to immediate reoperation for certain patients.
R N Piana; M R Adams; J L Orford; J J Popma; D H Adams; S Z Goldhaber
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  120     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  2001 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-10-09     Completed Date:  2001-12-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1417-20     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Cardiovascular Division, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232-8802, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary*
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Artery Bypass*
Graft Occlusion, Vascular / radiography,  therapy*
Shock, Cardiogenic / radiography,  therapy*

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