Reoperative coronary artery bypass surgery: Improved preservation of myocardial function with retrograde cardioplegia Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Coronary Disease
  • Heart Arrest, Induced
  • Myocardial Reperfusion Injury

abstract

  • We conclude that retrograde cardioplegia, possibly by minimizing the increased ischemia associated with rCABG, improves the results of rCABG, specifically in regard to preventing profound myocardial dysfunction in high-risk patients.

publication date

  • November 1993

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 8222174

Additional Document Info

start page

  • II330

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 88

number

  • 5 PART 2