Noncoronary surgical therapy for ischemic heart disease

Christopher B. Komanapalli, Balaji Krishnan, Ranjit John

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Mechanical complications of coronary artery disease are rare but frequently lead to fatal outcomes. Saving critically ill patients may be possible with optimal timing of surgical intervention. While selecting the most appropriate patients for these life-saving therapies is difficult in the acuity of the moment, certain perioperative variables can guide clinicians' decision-making.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCoronary Heart Disease
Subtitle of host publicationClinical, Pathological, Imaging, and Molecular Profiles
PublisherSpringer US
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9781461414759
ISBN (Print)1461414741, 9781461414742
StatePublished - Jun 1 2012


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