Comparison of Sharp Dissection, Electrocautery, and Ultrasonic Activated Scalpel with Regard to Endothelial Damage, Preparation Time, and Postoperative Bleeding During Radial Artery Harvesting
BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.34, no.6, pp.667-673, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
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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).