Relieving the Strain onn Heart Pain: Psychological problems in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) and percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) have become common interventional methods to treat patients with significant coronary artery disease . Both methods are successful in their aim to relieve angina and thereby to increase life expectancy. CABG, however, involves revascularisation of the myocardium in .til openheart procedure with extracorporeal circulation.
|Publisher||Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam|
|Promotor||Passchier, J. (Jan)|
|Sponsor||Nederlandse Hartstichting, Afdeling Thoraxchirurgie van het AZR-D|
|Keywords||CABG, bypass operation, coronary diseases, coronary surgery|
Duits, A.A.. (1998, June 3). Relieving the Strain onn Heart Pain: Psychological problems in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/17135