On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Jennifer S. Lawton, William A. Gay

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationComplications in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationAvoidance and Treatment: Second Edition
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781405181037
StatePublished - Oct 5 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Complications during on-pump CABG
  • EuroSCORE - totaling points for each risk factor
  • Graft failure or coronary spasm
  • Left internal mammary artery (LIMA) or bilateral internal mammary artery (BIMA)
  • On-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
  • Preoperative assessment tools and objective evaluation of operative risk
  • Preoperative hemodynamic instability and unstable angina - urgent or emergent surgery
  • Preoperative lower extremity arterial Doppler examination
  • Transthoracic or transesophageal echocardiogram
  • Valsalva maneuver or gentle massage of left atrium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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