Coronary artery bypass grafting to treat coronary arterial occlusion incurred during orthotopic heart transplantation.

Academic Article


  • We report a case of left circumflex coronary artery occlusion sustained during orthotopic heart transplantation. Emergent coronary artery bypass grafting was performed, with recovery of cardiac function. The etiology and management of this complication are reviewed.
  • Published In


  • Arterial Occlusive Diseases, Coronary Artery Bypass, Coronary Vessels, Echocardiography, Transesophageal, Electrocardiography, Female, Heart Transplantation, Humans, Intraoperative Complications, Middle Aged, Treatment Outcome
  • Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Pubmed Id

  • 25046952
  • Author List

  • Rajagopal K; Rajapreyar I; Kar B; Loyalka P; Gregoric ID
  • Start Page

  • 447
  • End Page

  • 449
  • Volume

  • 32
  • Issue

  • 7