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Reoperative coronary artery bypass grafting

Author(s): Hüseyin Katlandur | Şeref Ulucan | Ahmet Keser | Zeynettin Kaya | Abdullah Tuncez

Journal: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Investigations
ISSN 1309-8578

Volume: 4;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 380;
Date: 2013;
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Keywords: Acute coronary syndrome | redo CABG operation | percutaneous coronary intervention.

Reoperative coronary artery bypass grafting (redo CABG)operation is associated with a high rate of mortality up to11.4%. It has been estimated that 10-20% of patients withhistory of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) operationneed redo CABG operation within 10 years. Due tohigh operation risk percutaneous coronary interventionshave emerged as the preferred treatment for the patientswith a history of CABG operation and presenting withacute coronary syndrome. Here, we reported percutaneouscoronary intervention in a patient needed redo CABGoperation. J Clin Exp Invest 2013; 4 (3): 380-382Key words: Acute coronary syndrome, redo CABG operation,percutaneous coronary intervention.
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