coronary endarterectomy

cor·o·nar·y end·ar·ter·ec·to·my

excision of occluding material, including intima and most of the media, from the coronary artery.
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Coronary endarterectomy (CE) has been performed to address the issue with variable results4-11.
Coronary endarterectomy, however meticulously done, has the intrinsic drawback of removing the coronary endothelium and, hence, jeopardizing early graft patency due to increased thrombo-genicity and formation of intimal flaps12,13.
Nishi H, Miyamoto S, Takanashi S, MinamimuraH, method of coronary endarterectomy for diffusely diseased coronary arteries.
Coronary endarterectomy: impact on morbidity and mortality when combined with coronary artery bypass surgery.
Early results of coronary endarterectomy combined with coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with diffused coronary artery disease.
Prostacyclin reduces incidence of perioperative myocardial damage after coronary endarterectomy. Ann Thorac Surg.
The Houston surgeons have used the procedure, called laser coronary endarterectomy, without perforating or charring any of the arterial walls.
Coronary endarterectomy (CE) offers an alternative choice of coronary artery reconstruction and revascularization.
Long-term angiographic results of coronary endarterectomy. Ann Thorac Surg 2000;69:1737-43.
CABG surgery with long coronary endarterectomy of the LAD.