Arterial Grafting for Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

  • Guo-Wei He

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIX
  2. Biological Characteristics of Arterial Grafts

  3. Use of Vasodilators for Arterial Grafts in Coronary Bypass Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 37-37
  4. Myocardial Protection During Coronary Bypass Surgery Using Arterial Grafts

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. B. S. Allen, G. D. Buckberg
      Pages 51-62
    3. Q. Yang, A. P. C. Yim, G. -W. He
      Pages 63-70
  5. Percutaneous Coronary Interventions Versus Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

  6. Clinical Choice of Arterial Grafts

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
  7. Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting

  8. Radial Artery Grafting

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. C. Acar
      Pages 151-155
    3. C. Acar
      Pages 165-170
  9. Gastroepiploic Artery Grafting

  10. Inferior Epigastric Artery Grafting

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 201-201
    2. L. Boro Puig, S. Almeida de Oliveira
      Pages 203-207
    3. F. Dagenais, L. P. Perreault, M. Carrier
      Pages 208-211
  11. Rarely or Possibly Used Arterial Grafting

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 213-213
    2. B. Blakeman, J. Pickleman, G. -W. He
      Pages 215-217
    3. P. Shatapathy, B. K. Aggarwal
      Pages 223-226
    4. A. Newcomb, E. Oqueli, B. F. Buxton
      Pages 227-232
    5. T. O. Tatsumi, S. Minohara, K. Kondoh
      Pages 233-237
  12. Arterial Grafting Using Complex Grafts

  13. Arterial Grafting in Reoperative Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 267-267
  14. Quality Control of Arterial Grafting: Early Detection of Graft Patency and Flow

About this book


The second edition of this book provides updated knowledge about the biological characteristics and clinical use of arterial grafts for coronary artery bypass surgery. The reader will find first-hand information on arterial grafts as well as vein grafts with regard to biological characteristics, clinical use including off-pump coronary bypass grafting surgery, results, and future developments. Written by world-renowned cardiac surgeons and cardiovascular research scientists working in this area, the book will be invaluable both as a practical guide and as a stimulus for further improvement of arterial grafting techniques and technology.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Guo-Wei He
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
  1. 1.Oregon Health and Science UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Cardiovascular Research, Albert Starr Academic Center for Cardiac SurgeryProvidence Heart and Vascular InstitutePortlandUSA
  3. 3.Department of Cardiac SurgeryThe Central Hospital of WuhanChina
  4. 4.Wuhan Heart InstituteThe Central Hospital of WuhanChina
  5. 5.Cardiovascular Surgical ResearchThe Chinese University of Hong KongHong Kong
  6. 6.The University of Hong KongHong Kong

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-30083-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-30084-7
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