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Late complication of aortocoronary venous bypass grafting.

Author(s): Kalweit GA, Huwer H, El Dsoki S, Isringhaus H

Affiliation(s): Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Voelklingen Heart Centre, Voelklingen/Saar, Germany. kalweit.vk@shg-kliniken.de

Publication date & source: 2005-01, Ann Thorac Surg., 79(1):e9-e10.

Publication type: Case Reports; Review

The problem of symptomatic, diffuse coronary artery disease not amenable to the established methods of medical or revascularizing therapies remains unsolved. Aortocoronary venous bypass grafting is a rare treatment modality bearing considerable risks. We report on a further complication of the method.

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