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Evaluation of Aortocoronary Graft Patency with Computed Thomography

  • B. Urbanyi
  • B. Wimmer
  • K. Wink
  • A. Santana
  • G. Spillner
  • V. Schlosser
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Abstract

After aortocoronary saphenous vein bypass surgery a simple and relatively nonin-vasive method to determine graft patency would be useful for evaluating surgical results. Early postoperative angiography would be the method of choice; most patients, however, are reluctant to have this costly and invasive examination performed. Following encouraging reports [1–7] with contrast-medium-enhanced computed tomography (CECT) in evaluating graft patency, the value and limitations of the method were studied.

Keywords

Leave Anterior Descend Graft Patency Aortocoronary Bypass Saphenous Vein Bypass Bypass Graft Patency 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Urbanyi
  • B. Wimmer
  • K. Wink
  • A. Santana
  • G. Spillner
  • V. Schlosser

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