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Is it time to adopt beating-heart coronary artery bypass grafting? A review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21103749     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Avoiding the morbidity of cardiopulmonary bypass should theoretically reduce the incidence of organ dysfunction and lead to improved patient outcomes. Recently, cardiac mechanical stabilization techniques were developed, facilitating on-pump CABG (OPCAB). The use of CPB may influence the economic outcome, while maintaining quality of care and patient satisfaction. MEDLINE, EMBASE, Cochrane Controlled Trials Register (CCTR), Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE), Science Citation Index (SCI), Current Contents, NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NEED), and International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment (INAHTA) databases were searched from the date of their inception to the end of March 2008, using the search terms off-pump, minimally invasive, beating heart, coronary artery bypass, and their variants. Off-pump revascularization offers a safe, cost-effective alternative to conventional coronary revascularization with cardiopulmonary bypass (CABG) and cardioplegic arrest.
Emad Mohamed Hijazi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Revista brasileira de cirurgia cardiovascular : órgão oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1678-9741     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Bras Cir Cardiovasc     Publication Date:    2010 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-24     Completed Date:  2011-04-06     Revised Date:  2012-04-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9104279     Medline TA:  Rev Bras Cir Cardiovasc     Country:  Brazil    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  393-402     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cardiac Surgery/Medical School, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan/Irbid.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Artery Bypass / methods*,  mortality
Coronary Artery Bypass, Off-Pump / adverse effects,  methods
Coronary Disease / surgery*
Myocardial Revascularization
Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive

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