Off-pump surgery for giant right coronary artery aneurysms

Abbas Emaminia, W. Patricia Bandettini, Andrew E. Arai, Keith A. Horvath

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Coronary artery aneurysms larger than 5 cm are exceedingly rare, and a standard treatment for them is lacking. We report two cases of giant right coronary artery aneurysms successfully treated by off-pump resection of the aneurysm and bypass grafting. The controversy surrounding the proper management of such cases is discussed. (J Card Surg 2011;26:596-599)

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)596-599
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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