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The expanded role of minimally invasive coronary grafting.
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PMID:  9814784     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The evolution of minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass (MIDCAB) grafting has extended the role of this approach for limited coronary revascularization. MIDCAB techniques can now be used to address isolated stenoses in the inferior and lateral coronary distributions. MIDCAB techniques are increasingly being used in the reoperative setting, and multiple vessels can be bypassed during a single operation. This article reviews the expanded role of MIDCAB grafting in the treatment of coronary artery disease.
J D Fonger; J R Doty
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery     Volume:  14 Suppl 1     ISSN:  1010-7940     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Publication Date:  1998 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-01-19     Completed Date:  1999-01-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804069     Medline TA:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S3-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, MD 20912, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Artery Bypass / methods,  trends*
Coronary Disease / surgery
Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive / methods,  trends

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