Coronary bypass with Gore Tex graft

J. E. Molina, M. Carr, M. D. Yarnoz

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The case is presented of a 68-year-old man who previously had undergone aorta-coronary bypass. During a 3 year interval the coronary disease progressed, so that a once insignificant lesion necessitated reoperation. A Gore-Tex vascular graft was chosen as a substitute because of the lack of saphenous vein. Three months postoperatively the patient's recatheterization study showed patency of the Gore-Tex graft placed in the distal right coronary artery, and there was a satisfactory clinical result. No anticoagulants have been given to the patient after the operation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)769-771
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1978
Externally publishedYes


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