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Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting with CPB

George L. Hicks, Jr, MD, Sunil Prasad, MD
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting with CPB is a topic covered in the Adult and Pediatric Cardiac.

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Introduction

The development and expansion of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in the United States followed in parallel with 3 major advances between the 1950s and late 1960s, namely, (1) the development of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB); (2) the mastery of surgical anastomotic techniques; and (3) the ability to harvest both venous and arterial grafts.

In this chapter, the reader should assimilate the following:

  • History of CPB as it relates to CABG
  • Indications for on-pump CABG and studies related to its effectiveness compared with percutaneous catheter intervention (PCI) or medical management
  • On-pump techniques
  • Choice of conduits for coronary revascularization
  • Operative complications

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Introduction

The development and expansion of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in the United States followed in parallel with 3 major advances between the 1950s and late 1960s, namely, (1) the development of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB); (2) the mastery of surgical anastomotic techniques; and (3) the ability to harvest both venous and arterial grafts.

In this chapter, the reader should assimilate the following:

  • History of CPB as it relates to CABG
  • Indications for on-pump CABG and studies related to its effectiveness compared with percutaneous catheter intervention (PCI) or medical management
  • On-pump techniques
  • Choice of conduits for coronary revascularization
  • Operative complications

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Last updated: September 15, 2021