Simultaneous Beating Heart Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery and Modified Radical Mastectomy


  • Erhan Kaya
  • Halit Yerebakan
  • Daniel Spielman
  • Omer Isik
  • Cevat Yakut



Concomitant surgeries for unrelated diseases can be performed to minimize the risks associated with surgery and general anesthesia. In treating a male patient with breast cancer and severe coronary artery disease, we used the beating heart technique for a coronary artery bypass graft to avoid the negative effects of on-pump bypass on the possible acceleration of tumor growth. In this report, we present a unique case of concomitant off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery and modified radical mastectomy in a 56-year-old man.


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Kaya, E., Yerebakan, H., Spielman, D., Isik, O., & Yakut, C. (2015). Simultaneous Beating Heart Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery and Modified Radical Mastectomy. The Heart Surgery Forum, 16(2), E116-E117.