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November 1971

Aortocoronary Bypass GraftsEarly Postoperative Angiographic Evaluation and Reexploration for Stenosis or Thrombosis of the Vein Graft

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute. Anthony R. C. Dobell, MD, FRCS(C), of the Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, sponsored this investigation.

Arch Surg. 1971;103(5):535-538. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1971.01350110033004

In a group of 200 patients who underwent aortocoronary bypass grafts at the Montreal Heart Institute, 33 were found to have stenosis or thrombosis of the vein graft in the early postoperative angiographic evaluation.