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ISSN: 2643-6760

Surgery & Case Studies: Open Access Journal

Mini Review(ISSN: 2643-6760)

Mini OPCAB Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Plus Medical Treatment: An Option for High Risk Coronary Patients

Volume 1 - Issue 2

erico Benetti* and Natalia Scialacomo

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    • Cardiac Surgery Department, Benetti Foundation, Argentina

    *Corresponding author: Federico Benetti, Cardiac Surgery Department, Benetti Foundation, Alem 1846, Rosario Argentina Zip-2000, Argentina

Received: May 15, 2018;   Published: May 18, 2018

DOI: 10.32474/SCSOAJ.2018.01.000106

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MINI OPCAB surgery (Xiphoid Approach) is a surgical technique in which the left internal mammary artery is bypassed to the Anterior Descending Artery (ADA) by a medial inferior sternotomy Fourteen high risk patients with multiple coronary disease with a preoperative logistic Euroscore of 10.86 were operated and follow up with medical treatment and strictly control of risks factors MACE at 80 months was 0% and Survival at 7 years 82% (KM) Although is an alternative the combination of Mini OPCAB operation plus medical treatment in high risk. Patients with multiple vessels coronary disease, more experience is needed to confirm this initials results. Statistical analysis applied the student test (SPSS program), with p<0.05 were considered significant

Keywords: Mini Opcab; Minimally Invasive Coronary Surgery; Coronary High Risk Patients

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