Background: Previous trials on off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) have been patient selective and evaluated only short-term graft patency with variable outcomes in a limited data when compared with on-pump (ONCAB). The aim of this study was to undertake a prospective, randomised, controlled study of patients with multiple vessel disease and compare graft-patency rates and clinical outcomes in OPCAB with ONCAB surgery in a single centre – single surgeon setting.
To read this article in full you will need to make a payment
Purchase one-time access:Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
One-time access price info
- For academic or personal research use, select 'Academic and Personal'
- For corporate R&D use, select 'Corporate R&D Professionals'
Subscribe:Subscribe to Heart, Lung and Circulation
Already a print subscriber? Claim online access
Already an online subscriber? Sign in
Register: Create an account
Institutional Access: Sign in to ScienceDirect
© 2011 Published by Elsevier Inc.