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Technical Aspects of the Use of the Radial Artery in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.

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Summary of "Technical Aspects of the Use of the Radial Artery in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery."

The radial artery (RA) has been used for coronary artery bypass surgery for more than 25 years. The recent confirmation of the clinical benefits associated with the use of the artery is likely to drive a new interest toward this conduit in the next few years
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A group of surgeons with extensive experience in the systematic use of the RA summarize here the key technical aspects of the use of the conduit for coronary bypass operations.

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Name: The Annals of thoracic surgery
ISSN: 1552-6259
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Direct myocardial revascularization in which the internal mammary artery is anastomosed to the right coronary artery, circumflex artery, or anterior descending coronary artery. The internal mammary artery is the most frequent choice, especially for a single graft, for coronary artery bypass surgery.

Coronary artery bypass surgery on a beating HEART without a CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS (diverting the flow of blood from the heart and lungs through an oxygenator).

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