Tag: saphenous vein graft

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

Using the radial artery instead of the saphenous vein for patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery leads to lower mortality and better...

The US should follow Europe’s lead and change guidelines on embolic...

The revised European Society of Cardiology (ESC) myocardial revascularisation guidelines have downgraded the use of embolic protection devices during saphenous vein graft intervention from...

Recommendations for the use of embolic protection devices during saphenous vein...

A meta-analysis—published in Circulation Cardiovascular Interventions—indicates that the routine use of an embolic protection device during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in a saphenous vein...

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

The recent DIVA (Drug-eluting stents vs. bare metal stents in saphenous vein graft angioplasty) trial, which was presented at the European Society of Cardiology...