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Off-pump coronary artery surgery with clamshell incision

Mehmet Ali ┼×ahin, Erkan Kuralay

Journal Title:Cardiovascular Surgery and Interventions
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The clamshell incision is a type of incision which provides excellent exposure to the thoracic and cardiac structures. Herein, we report a case of laryngeal cancer with previous tracheostomy who underwent off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery using the saphenous vein graft via the clamshell incision The postoperative course was uneventful and the patient was discharged on postoperative Day 10 with recovery.

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