Persistent sensitivity disorders at the radial artery and saphenous vein graft harvest sites: a neglected side effect of coronary artery bypass grafting procedures

Dick, Florian; Hristic, Ana; Roost-Krähenbühl, Eva; Aymard, Thierry; Weber, Alberto; Tevaearai, Hendrik T; Carrel, Thierry P (2011). Persistent sensitivity disorders at the radial artery and saphenous vein graft harvest sites: a neglected side effect of coronary artery bypass grafting procedures. European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery, 40(1), pp. 221-6. Oxford: Elsevier Science B.V. 10.1016/j.ejcts.2010.11.020

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The use of radial artery conduits in coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery is associated with improved long-term patency and patient survival rates as compared with saphenous vein conduits. Despite increasing popularity, relative incidence of local harvest-site complications and subjective perception of adverse long-term sequelae remain poorly described.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery

UniBE Contributor:

Dick, Florian; Aymard, Thierry; Weber, Alberto; Tevaearai, Hendrik and Carrel, Thierry

ISSN:

1010-7940

Publisher:

Elsevier Science B.V.

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:13

Last Modified:

24 Oct 2019 05:03

Publisher DOI:

10.1016/j.ejcts.2010.11.020

PubMed ID:

21177115

Web of Science ID:

000291483100050

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.2733

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/2733 (FactScience: 205606)

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