Minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass grafting is a relatively new procedure. An unusual complication occurred in a patient after a period of heavy lifting, namely, avulsion of the left internal mammary artery graft. He presented with a clinical picture of myocardial infarction and shock. Diagnostic work-up and surgical management are described.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine