Minimally Invasive Coronary Bypass Grafting vs Percutaneous Coronary Interventions

The Cardiologist’s Perspective
  • LeRoy E. Rabbani
  • Alan D. Simon
  • Allan Schwartz
Part of the Contemporary Cardiology book series (CONCARD)


At present, percutaneous coronary intervention procedures as well as minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting (MICABG) surgery are procedures in evolution. This chapter examines the rationale, indications, and results of both approaches for the treatment of single-vessel coronary artery disease (CAD), as well as the role of MICABG in patients with multivessel CAD.


Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Left Internal Mammary Artery Stent Group Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease 
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  • LeRoy E. Rabbani
  • Alan D. Simon
  • Allan Schwartz

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