The Role of Arterial Grafts in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: An Update


  • Omar Mangoush
  • Thanos Athanasiou
  • Adrian Chester
  • David Lawrence
  • Mohamed Amrani



Based on the legacy of the success of the internal thoracic artery as a bypass conduit for myocardial revascularization, the effort to achieve total arterial revascularization continued to evolve in the last 2 decades. Arterial conduits were used as alternatives to saphenous vein for coronary artery bypass grafting. In this review we attempted to assess the success and failure of these conduits and the current trend in myocardial revascularization.


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Mangoush, O., Athanasiou, T., Chester, A., Lawrence, D., & Amrani, M. (2005). The Role of Arterial Grafts in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: An Update. The Heart Surgery Forum, 7(5), E450-E453.




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