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Adventitial dissection: a simple and effective way to reduce radial artery spasm in coronary bypass surgery

Friday, November 1, 2013

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Source Name: Interactive Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery


Stefan C. Sandker, Gianclaudio Mecozzi, Azuwerus van Buiten, Massimo A. Mariani, Hendrik Buikema, and Jan G. Grandjean

The authors showed in an ex vivo model, that the adventitial dissected radial artery is less susceptible to vasoconstriction and more prone to vasorelaxation. Adventitial dissection of the radial artery graft might reduce vasospasm for arterial revascularization in CABG.

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