*Corresponding author:Amitabh Satsangi, Department of General Surgery, GSVM Medical College and Associated llrh Hospital, India
Received: February 21, 2018; Published: February 28, 2018
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Coronary artery disease is narrowing of the coronaries arteries caused by thickening and loss of elasticity of their wall that when sufficiently severe, limits blood flow to the myocardium. There is significant variety of vascular conduits options for coronary artery bypass surgery, however no detailed guidelines on choice of conduits is available till now. Long term patency of conduit is most important factor in determining the morbidity, mortality and quality of life of patient. The purpose of this study is to review the midterm patency of different conduits in coronary artery bypass surgery.
Keywords: Coronary artery Disease; Vascular Conduits; Bypass Surgery
Abbreviations: CAD: Coronary Artery Disease; CABG: Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery; LV: Left Ventricular; ACC: American College of Cardiology; AHA: American Heart Association; SPV: Saphenous Vein