Cirugía de derivación cardiaca

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La cirugía de derivación cardiaca comienza con una incisión en el pecho, con una incisión en el esternón para exponer el corazón. Luego, una porción de la vena safena se obtiene de la parte interna de la pierna. Algunos trozos de esta vena de gran tamaño se utilizarán para derivar las arterias bloqueadas del corazón. El injerto venoso se cose a la aorta y a la arteria coronaria afectada después de la porción bloqueados. La arteria mamaria interna del pecho también puede ser utilizada para derivar la arteria obstruida. Se pueden derivar varias arterias según el estado en que se encuentre el corazón.

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  • Last Reviewed on 12/09/2012
  • Glenn Gandelman, MD, MPH, FACC Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at New York Medical College; Private Practice specializing in Cardiovascular Disease in Greenwich, CT. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.

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