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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.21470/1678-9741-2018-0311
  • Journal Name: BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • 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).