The effect of proximal anastomosis on the expansion rate of a dilated ascending aorta in coronary artery bypass surgery: a prospective study


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Balci A. Y. , Vural U., Aksoy R., Ozdemir M. D. F. , Satilmis S., Kizilay M., ...More

CARDIOVASCULAR JOURNAL OF AFRICA, vol.28, no.2, pp.118-124, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5830/cvja-2016-071
  • Title of Journal : CARDIOVASCULAR JOURNAL OF AFRICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.118-124

Abstract

Background: This study was designed to determine the short-and long-term effects of proximal aortic anastomosis, performed during isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in patients with dilatation of the ascending aorta who did not require surgical intervention.