Comparison of the Outcomes of Single vs Multiple Arterial Grafts in Women
Age: 18 years - 66+
Healthy Subjects: No
Study Phase: N/A
Recruitment Status: Recruiting
Start Date: April 17, 2023
End Date: March 01, 2030
1. Women patients ≥18 years old.
2. Isolated coronary artery bypass grafting.
3. Primary (first time) cardiac surgery procedure.
4. Significant disease of the left main coronary artery or of the left anterior descending and the circumflex coronary system with or without disease of the right coronary artery.
- Male gender
- Single graft
- Emergency operation
- Myocardial infarction within 72 hours of surgery
- Left ventricular ejection fraction < 35%
- Any concomitant cardiac or non-cardiac procedure
- Previous cardiac surgery
- Preoperative severe end-organ dysfunction (dialysis, liver failure, respiratory failure), cancer or any co-morbidity that reduces life expectancy to less than 5 years.
- Inability to use the saphenous vein or to use both radial and right internal thoracic arteries
- Anticipated need for coronary thrombo-endarterectomy
- Planned hybrid revascularization