|Title:||Modified Pericardial Closure to Protect Internal Mammary Artery Grafts in Coronary Artery Bypass||Authors:||CHEN, YIH-SHARNG||Keywords:||pericardial closure;coronary artery bypass;internal mammary artery;STERNOTOMY;OPERATIONS||Issue Date:||2002||Journal Volume:||v.50||Journal Issue:||n.3||Start page/Pages:||182-183||Source:||THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON||Abstract:||
Redo operations after coronary artery bypass surgery have been on the rise, and myocardial and graft injury during resternotomy a catastrophe. Closure of pericardium after a traditional midline incision may lead to graft distortion. In this report, we will describe a technique of pericardial closure and thymus coverage to protect bilateral internal mammary artery grafts from damage.
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