n Cardiovascular Journal of Africa - Coronary artery bypass grafting in a Behçet's disease patient : online article - case report
|Article Title||Coronary artery bypass grafting in a Behçet's disease patient : online article - case report|
|© Publisher:||Clinics Cardive Publishing|
|Journal||Cardiovascular Journal of Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Ankara University School of Medicine, Turkey, 2 Ankara University School of Medicine, Turkey, 3 Ankara University School of Medicine, Turkey and 4 Ankara University School of Medicine, Turkey|
|Publication Date||Sep 2014|
|Pages||13 - 14|
|Keyword(s)||Behcet's disease, Coronary artery bypass surgery and Vasculitis|
Behçet's syndrome is a chronic, multisystemic, inflammatory, vasculitic disorder characterised by oral aphta, ocular lesions, genital ulcers and the involvement of other systems. Although vascular involvement is seen frequently, coronary artery disease is extremely rare in Behçet's disease and it is generally treated with invasive or conservative procedures. In this case, we aimed to present a successful bypass grafting of three vessels using cardiopulmonary bypass in a patient with Behçet's disease.
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