Off-pump coronary artery bypass graft without systemic heparin in a Jehovah witness patient

Lester Garcia, Aharon Avramovich, Gian Paparcuri, Riny Karras, Tomas Salerno

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A Jehovah Witness patient with renal failure on dialysis, with low hemoglobin, underwent urgent off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting without systemic heparinization. The pros, cons, and details of the technique used are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)282-283
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1 2011


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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