Significant Restenosis of Multiple Saphenous Vein Grafts Early After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: a Case Report

Davran Cicek, Seher Gokay, Haldun Muderrisoglu


Despite the benefits of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft surgery, 15% to 25% of patients develop graft closure within one year following the procedure. The patency rate of grafts mainly predicts both the short- and long-term benefit from surgery. Here we report a patient diagnosed as acute coronary syndrome five months after surgery with significant stenosis of multiple saphenous vein grafts.

J Med Cases. 2011;2(5):206-209


Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery; Saphenous Vein Grafts; Restenosis

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