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THE RIGHT PROCEDURE FOR THE
RIGHT PATIENT

Supporting your choice of surgical therapies for your patients with coronary artery disease (CAD).

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MICS CABG CAN REDUCE RECOVERY TIMES

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MICS CABG can reduce the length of hospital stays and recovery times even further than traditional on-pump or off-pump CABG.1,2

OPCAB IS A LESS INVASIVE OPTION WITH CLINICAL BENEFITS

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  • Provides a safe alternative to on-pump CABG3
  • Offers an effective option for high-risk patients and women4,5
  • Diminishes the need for inotropes and blood products3
  • Reduces the incidence of atrial fibrillation2

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HAS YOUR HEART TEAM TRIED HCR YET?

Hybrid Coronary Revascularization combines MICS CABG and PCI. Colleagues at the London Health Sciences Centre share their experiences about the procedure here.

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CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF OCTOPUS DEVICES

Over the years you’ve counted on Octopus™ innovations to help you perform beating heart anastomoses on your patients with coronary artery disease. How many different Octopus models have you tried?

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References

1

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.

2

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.

3

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.

4

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.

5

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.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

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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