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Graft

An informal term for bribery.
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Mediastinitis and long-term survival after coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
Alexion's two lead product candidates, pexelizumab and eculizumab, are currently undergoing evaluation in several clinical development programs, including two Phase III trials of eculizumab for the treatment of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), a Phase III trial of pexelizumab in coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass (trial completed), and a Phase III trial of pexelizumab in acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients.
WREXHAM Poor on excess alcohol consumption; good for smoking levels, coronary artery bypass grafts, surgical intervention for glue ear.
Physical and psychosocial outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: Review of the literature.
* Coronary artery bypass graft surgery--also known as "bypass surgery." A piece of blood vessel is taken from the leg or chest and is stitched onto the narrowed heart artery, making a bypass around the blockage.
When the blockages are more complicated and involve more coronary arteries, coronary artery bypass graft surgery is usually recommended.
Passamani writes that, although it suffers from flaws common in clinical trials, the study makes "a most persuasive argument for the aggressive use of lipid-lowering diet and drugs as important adjuncts to coronary artery bypass graft surgery," despite the "substantial effort" necessary to change diets and use the often-expensive drugs.
ACC/AHA guidelines for coronary artery bypass graft surgery: executive summary and recommendations: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee to revise the 1991 guidelines for coronary artery bypass graft surgery).
Objective: To determine the short term outcomes of left main coronary artery stenting and whether stenting of unprotected left main coronary artery (ULMCA) stenosis in carefully selected patients with normal left ventricular (LV) systolic function is safe and thus may provide an alternative treatment to coronary artery bypass graft (CABG).
Does an obese body mass index affect hospital outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft surgery?
Belenkie, "Transittime flow predicts outcomes in coronary artery bypass graft patients: a series of 1000 consecutive arterial grafts," European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery, vol.
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