Comparison of Sharp Dissection, Electrocautery, and Ultrasonic Activated Scalpel with Regard to Endothelial Damage, Preparation Time, and Postoperative Bleeding During Radial Artery Harvesting


UYSAL D. , GÜLMEN Ş. , ÖZKAN H., SAĞLAM U., ETLI M., BİRCAN S. , ...More

BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.34, no.6, pp.667-673, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.21470/1678-9741-2018-0311
  • Title of Journal : BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.667-673

Abstract

Objective: To examine the effects o f classical technique, electrocautery, and ultrasonic dissection on endothelial integrity, function, and preparation time for harvesting the radial artery (RA) during coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).