Arterial Grafting for Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Dr. He directs the Wuhan Heart Institute in China, where he is also Chief of Cardiac Surgery. The first edition of this book was written in 1999 to provide a detailed review of existingknowledgeaboutthenatureandselectionofgraftmaterialsforCABGand the techniques usedto harvest them andanastomose them to the coronary arteries. Rapid progress in this field during the last 5 years has stimulated Dr. He to publish thisupdatededition.Notonlyhasnewmaterialbeenaddedtotheexistingchapters, buttherearealsonewchaptersonvenousgrafts,reoperativeCABG,andtherecently developed practice of internal thoracic artery and radial artery T-grafting.
CABG (Coronary arterial bypass grafting) - the most common cardiac surgical procedure - more than 500,000 performed each year in the USA aloneValuable practical guide and stimulus for improvement of arterial grafting techniques and technology