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Angiographic outcomes of radial artery versus saphenous vein in coronary artery bypass graft surgery: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

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Source Name: Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery


C Cao, C Manganas, M Horton, P Bannon, S Munkholm-Larsen, SC Ang, TD Yan.

5 RCTs were evalauted to assess outcomes of RA compared to SVG in CABG.  RA had significantly better patency at 4 years and beyond, but was also more likely to be associated with string sign at 1 year. 

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