Early emergent coronary bypass after failed angioplasty.
Emergency CABG for failed coronary angioplasty was required in 3.3 percent of 1,625 consecutive patients undergoing angioplasties. Twenty-six percent of the patients died in the perioperative period. Efforts must be concentrated on identifying PTCA failure prior to cardiogenic shock.
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Hochberg, M. S., Gregory, J. J., Jr, McCullough, J., Gielchinsky, I., Hussain, S. M., Fuzesi, L., & Parsonnet, V. (1993). Early emergent coronary bypass after failed angioplasty. New Jersey medicine : the journal of the Medical Society of New Jersey, 90(5), 385–391.
Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Surgery