19 January 2011
Teodor Horvat, MD and Daniel Fudulu, MD
This article describes the different techniques of pericardial reconstruction after partial pericardiectomy in thoracic surgery. Emphasis is put on reconstruction using synthetic meshes.
The guidelines provide a balanced view of indications for PCI and CABG, based on the joint effort of a group of invasive cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and noninvasive cardiologists.
David P. Taggart reviews the Guidelines on Myocardial Revascularization.
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