4-25-07 - Autologous graft options Free venous grafts:...

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-1Internal thoracic (internal mammary) comes off the right subclavian Left subclavian (has similar artery going back) Interventions for CAD 1. Angioplasty (PTCA) 2. Artherectomy 3. Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) On-pump CABG Off-pump CABG 4. Angiogenesis therapy Laser, implants, gene, stem cell 5. External counter pulsation (EECP)
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Unformatted text preview: Autologous graft options Free venous grafts: Right/left saphenous veins IN SITU arterial grafts: Right/left internal thoracic arteries Right gastroepiploic artery Free arterial grafts: Radial artery Inferior epigastria artery Cryo-Preserved venous grafts: Saphenous Vein Stripping surgery heals slower than sternotomy...
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