A 68-year-old man who previously underwent a permanent tracheostomy was referred to us for coronary artery bypass grafting(CABG). Off-pump CABG was successfully performed with full sternotomy through a limited skin incision. The postoperative course was uneventful. This technique seemed useful for a patient with permanent tracheostomy who is scheduled for CABG. Preoperative computed tomography(CT) scan was useful for the assessment of this procedure.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 1 2018|
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