Supporting your choice of surgical therapies for your patients with coronary artery disease (CAD).
MICS CABG can reduce the length of hospital stays and recovery times even further than traditional on-pump or off-pump CABG.1,2
Lapierre H, Chan V, Sohmer B, Mesana TG, Ruel M. Minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting via a small thoracotomy versus off-pump: a case-matched study. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. October 2011;40(4):804-810.
Cheng DC, Bainbridge D, Martin JE, Novick RJ; The Evidence-based Perioperative Outcomes Research Group. Does off-pump coronary artery bypass reduce mortality, morbidity, and resource utilization when compared with conventional coronary artery bypass? A meta-analysis of randomized trials. Anesthesiology. January 2005;102(1):188-203.
Puskas J, Cheng D, Knight J, et al. Off-pump versus conventional coronary artery bypass grafting: a meta-analysis and consensus statement From the 2004 ISMICS Consensus Conference. Innovations (Phila). Fall 2005;1(1):3-27.
Puskas J, Thourani V, Kilgo P, et al. Off-pump coronary artery bypass disproportionately benefits high-risk patients. Ann Thorac Surg. October 2009;88(4):1142-1147.
Mack MJ, Brown P, Houser F, et al. On-pump versus off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery in a matched sample outcome of women. A comparison of outcomes. Circulation. September 14, 2004;110(Suppl 1):II:1-6.
Not all patients are candidates for beating heart procedures. Some patients would require cardiopulmonary support during surgery. Caution: Federal law (USA) restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician. For a listing of indications, contraindications, precautions and warnings, please refer to the Instructions for Use.
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