Effects of Thoracic Epidural Anesthesia on Flow and Endothelium of Internal Thoracic Artery in Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery


Onan I. S. , Onan B., Korkmaz A. A. , Oklu L., Kilickan L., GONCA S. , et al.

JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, cilt.25, ss.1063-1070, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 25 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1053/j.jvca.2011.06.004
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.1063-1070

Özet

Objectives: The internal thoracic artery (ITA) is the preferred conduit for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. The authors investigated whether thoracic epidural anesthesia (TEA) as an adjunct to general anesthesia (GA) can increase the blood flow of the ITA.