Surgery for patients with diffuse atherosclerotic disease

Mitrev, Zan and Anguseva, Tanja and Stoicovski, Emil and Hristov, Nikola and Idoski, Enver (2012) Surgery for patients with diffuse atherosclerotic disease. .

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These severely ill, high-risk patients require careful surgical planning. -Staged procedures are associated with less morbidity and mortality than synchronous procedures -The incidence of postoperative stroke is substantially reduced when cardiopulmonary bypass is performed as a second procedure in patients with present carotidal disease and peripheral vascular disease. -Planned by-pass surgery is safe in patients with peripheral vascular disease, with good results. -Patients with stable or asymptomatic AAA and CAD requiring open repair may be managed with a staged approach with CABG and AAA repair within two weeks to minimize rupture risk.

Item Type: Teaching Resource
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Biljana Kosturanova
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2013 14:33
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2013 11:52

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