oa South African Medical Journal - Coronary artery surgery - beyond the crossroads?

Volume 61, Issue 23
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



When coronary artery surgery is well performed one can anticipate an operative mortality of � 1%, a perioperative infarction rate of � 4% and a graft patency rate at 5 years of 80-85%; about 90% of patients are likely to obtain relief from angina pectoris.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error