Journal article

Long term outcomes of radial artery grafting in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery

James Tatoulis, Thomas A Schwann

ANNALS OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY | AME PUBL CO | Published : 2018

Abstract

Single arterial left internal thoracic artery (LITA) based coronary artery bypass surgery (LITA-SABG) has been the principal revascularization strategy for over 25 years across all patient demographics. In line with the current emphasis being placed on personalized medicine, which tailors individual, patient-specific therapy to optimize outcomes, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) techniques have also evolved to achieve enhanced results among specific groups of patients with coronary artery disease. Most notable has been the development of multi-arterial bypass grafting (MABG) techniques, using either the radial artery (RA) or the right internal thoracic artery (RITA) in conjunction with..

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