New Technologies in Coronary Artery Surgery

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New Technologies in Coronary Artery Surgery

Authors
Publisher
Rambam Health Care Campus
Volume
4
Issue
3
Identifiers
DOI: 10.5041/rmmj.10118
Keywords
  • Special Issue On New Technologies In Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Surgery

Abstract

Coronary artery disease remains the leading cause of death in developed countries. Major recent studies such as SYNTAX and FREEDOM have confirmed that coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) remains the gold standard treatment in terms of survival and freedom from myocardial infarction and the need for repeat revascularization. The current review explores the use of new technologies and future directions in coronary artery surgery, through 1) stressing the importance of multiple arterial conduits and especially the use of bilateral mammary artery; 2) discussing the advantages and disadvantages of off-pump coronary artery bypass; 3) presenting additional techniques, e.g. minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass grafting, hybrid, and robotic-assisted CABG; and, finally, 4) debating a novel external stenting technique for saphenous vein grafts.

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