Since guidelines for treating ischemic mitral regurgitation (IMR) in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) have changed over time, this study aimed to assess the real-world impact of that change.
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Minimally Invasive CABG
January 27, 2023
October 19, 2022
As one of the most performed cardiac surgical procedures worldwide, the coronary artery bypass graft is important to understand in all of its variations. This roundup covers a wide variety of the procedure’s nuances.
August 12, 2022
According to the authors of this paper, surgical risk stratified outcomes after contemporary revascularization strategies have not been well described. This study outlines such outcomes after PCI or CABG in patients with multivessel coronary disease, which the authors say can help guide the revascularization strategy choice for individual patients.
June 30, 2022
Analysis of the Arterial Revascularization Trial indicated that multiple arterial grafting was linked to lower mortality in the ten years after CABG in diabetic patients when compared with the single arterial grafting approach.
September 21, 2020
In this article, the authors present a novel no-touch saphenous vein harvesting technique with preservation of the perivascular tissue with use of the harvester (MAQUET Getinge Group, Getinge AB, Göteborg, Sweden).
May 29, 2019
In this Giants of Cardiothoracic Surgery interview, Marco Nardini speaks with Antonio Maria Calafiore of the Prince Sultan Cardiac Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
ACC/AATS/AHA/ASE/ASNC/SCAI/SCCT/STS 2017 Appropriate Use Criteria for Coronary Revascularization in Patients With Stable Ischemic Heart Disease
February 16, 2019
The American College of Cardiology (ACC), the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), and the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS), along with key specialty and subspecialty societies, have published a revision of the appropriate use criteria (AUC) for coronary revasculariza
November 29, 2018
Bob Kiaii of the London Health Sciences Centre in Ontario, Canada, makes the case for a hybrid approach to coronary revascularization.
November 27, 2018
This video demonstrates three methods for identifying the LAD target in minimally invasive robot-assisted CABG.
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October 19, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest The Boston Marathon race director, who has run the marathon 46 straight times, underwent triple bypass surgery last Friday at Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital.