Aneurysm of a saphenous vein bypass graft associated with aneurysms of native coronary arteries.


Journal Article

Aneurysm formation in saphenous vein aortocoronary bypass grafts is an extremely rare complication of coronary artery bypass surgery. Aneurysms of native coronary arteries are found in a small percentage of patients at autopsy. Reported is a case with multiple coronary artery aneurysms in which a dissecting aneurysm of the saphenous vein bypass graft also developed following coronary artery bypass surgery. This is the first report of such association.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bramlet, DA; Behar, VS; Ideker, RE

Published Date

  • 1982

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 489 - 494

PubMed ID

  • 6982756

Pubmed Central ID

  • 6982756

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0098-6569

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/ccd.1810080510


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States