Improved recovery after the endoscopic atraumatic coronary artery bypass procedure compared with sternotomy for off-pump bypass of the left internal thoracic artery to the left anterior descending coronary artery:a case-matched study

West, Douglas, Flather, Marcus, Pepper, John, Trimlett, Richard, Yap, John and De Souza, Anthony (2004) Improved recovery after the endoscopic atraumatic coronary artery bypass procedure compared with sternotomy for off-pump bypass of the left internal thoracic artery to the left anterior descending coronary artery:a case-matched study. Heart Surgery Forum, 7 (6). E546-50; discussion E546-50. ISSN 1522-6662

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Abstract

The endoscopic atraumatic coronary artery bypass (endo-ACAB) procedure allows single-vessel coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), avoiding sternotomy or thoracotomy. We set out to define the effect of this surgical approach on postoperative recovery, blood loss, and return to work.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: anastomosis, surgical,case-control studies,coronary artery bypass, off-pump,coronary vessels,endoscopy,female,humans,male,mammary arteries,middle aged,recovery of function,sternum,treatment outcome
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2014 16:16
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 22:34
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/46287
DOI: 10.1532/HSF98.20041037

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