Hybrid Coronary Artery Revascularization: Logistics and Program Development

Authors

  • Guy J. Friedrich
  • Patricja Jonetzko
  • Nikos Bonaros
  • Thomas Schachner
  • Michael Danzmayr
  • Johannes Bonatti
  • G. Laufer
  • O. Pachinger
  • Johannes Bonatti

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20051134

Abstract

Planning hybrid coronary artery revascularization--a combination of cardiac surgery with percutaneous procedures-- requires, at first sight, a very complex logistical setup. Technical and equipment related details should be defined as early as possible in order to have time for training of all OR personnel involved. The most challenging aspect in OR-located hybrid coronary revascularization remains a very close cooperation of cardiac surgeons and interventional cardiologists. This teamwork does include indication findings and subsequent referral of multivessel coronary artery disease patients to hybrid procedures, as well as high individual flexibility of interventionalists and surgeons. The major prerequisite for this cooperation is a mutual acceptance of different revascu-larization approaches and the intent to combine their most striking advantages. Intraoperative graft angiography during coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) procedures is one important step toward simultaneous hybrid coronary revascu-larization procedures. We describe our experience with on table angiography using a mobile C-arm for intraoperative imaging. This fluoroscopy system can in selected cases be used for simultaneous hybrid procedures.

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Published

2005-07-07

How to Cite

Friedrich, G. J., Jonetzko, P., Bonaros, N., Schachner, T., Danzmayr, M., Bonatti, J., Laufer, G., Pachinger, O., & Bonatti, J. (2005). Hybrid Coronary Artery Revascularization: Logistics and Program Development. The Heart Surgery Forum, 8(4), E258-E261. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20051134

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