Tag: saphenous vein graft

Virtual ACC: Use of radial artery in heart bypass surgery improves patient outcomes

Using the radial artery instead of the saphenous vein for patients undergoing coronary artery by...

The US should follow Europe’s lead and change guidelines on embolic protection in saphenous vein grafting

The revised European Society of Cardiology (ESC) myocardial revascularisation guidelines have do...

Recommendations for the use of embolic protection devices during saphenous vein graft intervention may need revising

A meta-analysis—published in Circulation Cardiovascular Interventions—indicates that the routine...

ESC 2017: Alternative strategies needed for treating stenotic lesions in saphenous vein grafts

The recent DIVA (Drug-eluting stents vs. bare metal stents in saphenous vein graft angioplasty) ...