Eugene A. Hessel

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Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure In the United States, surgical coronary revascularization is performed utilizing cardiopulmonary bypass (on-pump coronary artery bypass, [ONCAB]) in >80% of patients and without CPB (off-pump coronary artery bypass [OPCAB]) in ≈10-20%. The reported deleterious effects of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) and the application of aortic cross-clamp, and…

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