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Functional status of the hand after radial artery harvesting: results in 3,977 cases.

Authors
  • Meharwal, Z S
  • Trehan, N
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2001
Volume
72
Issue
5
Pages
1557–1561
Identifiers
PMID: 11722043
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Use of radial artery for coronary artery bypass grafting is associated with low morbidity and good functional outcome of the hand. It can be used more frequently as the conduit of choice after the internal mammary artery.

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