Both off-, on-pump CABG can be performed in high-risk patients with few, short-term complications

February 2010
Cardiology Today;Feb2010, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p16
The article discusses research on the safety of off-pump coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) procedure in high-risk patients, with a reference to a study by C. H. Møller that was published in an issue of "Circulation."


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