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The coronary artery bypass conduit: II. Assessment of the quality of the distal anastomosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11789849     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The outcome of coronary artery bypass grafting procedures is highly dependent on the technical adequacy of the distal anastomosis. Various methodologies, including flow measurement and imaging techniques, have been used by the cardiothoracic surgeon to assess the adequacy of the distal anastomosis. The limitations of these techniques outweigh their advantages and limit their widespread clinical applicability. Recent improvements in the technique for online measurement of regional myocardial pH provide a promising new metabolic approach to assessing the adequacy of the distal anastomosis in cardiac surgery.
Authors:
J A Wolfe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  72     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2001 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-01-14     Completed Date:  2002-01-31     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:  S2253-8; discussion S2258-9, S2267-70     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Peachtree Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons, Atlanta, Georgia 30342, USA. heartjock@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anastomosis, Surgical*
Blood Flow Velocity / physiology
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Artery Bypass*
Energy Metabolism / physiology
Graft Occlusion, Vascular / etiology,  physiopathology,  prevention & control*
Humans
Monitoring, Intraoperative*
Risk Factors

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