Published in Hospital Law Weekly, July 6th, 2006
Study 1: Surgical angioplasty of the left main coronary artery using a proximal segment of the right internal mammary artery as an onlay patch is safe, with good long-term results.
According to a study from Sweden, "Surgical angioplasty of the left main coronary artery (LMCA) can be performed with good results in selected patients. It restores the native antegrade blood flow in the LMCA and does not leave the patient with a graft-dependent retrograde perfusion."
Karolinska University Hospital researchers A. Jonsson and colleagues explained, "By...
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