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Emergency Coronary Bypass Due to a Pseudoaneurysm [EJMO]
EJMO. 2017; 1(4): 240-242 | DOI: 10.14744/ejmo.2017.80299

Emergency Coronary Bypass Due to a Pseudoaneurysm

Mazlum Sahin
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Haseki Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

The indications for immediate coronary bypass stated in the American Heart Association guidelines for percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty are: less than 6 hours after myocardial infarction (MI), ongoing or recurrent angina pectoris despite medical intervention within 12 hours, cardiogenic concussion, ongoing ischemia, or MI complications after thrombolytic therapy. Presently described is the case of a 52-year-old patient with a femoral pseudoaneurysm who required an immediate coronary bypass procedure.

Keywords: Emergency coronary bypass, off-pump bypass, pseudoaneurysm

Mazlum Sahin. Emergency Coronary Bypass Due to a Pseudoaneurysm. EJMO. 2017; 1(4): 240-242

Corresponding Author: Mazlum Sahin, Türkiye
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