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Evaluation of gastroepiploic arterial grafts to right coronary artery using transit-time flow measurement.

Authors
  • Uehara, Mayuko
  • Muraki, Satoshi
  • Takagi, Nobuyuki
  • Yanase, Yosuke
  • Tabuchi, Masaki
  • Tachibana, Kazutoshi
  • Miyaki, Yasuko
  • Ito, Toshiro
  • Kawaharada, Nobuyoshi
  • Higami, Tetsuya
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2015
Volume
47
Issue
3
Pages
459–463
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/ejcts/ezu229
PMID: 24878578
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Previously reported cut-off values for intraoperative TTFM parameters could not be adapted for the early patency of GEA grafts to the RCA. However, the smoothness of the graft-flow curve may be a reliable predictor of postoperative graft patency.

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