Training in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Tips and Tricks of the Trade

Giuseppe Maria Raffa, Pietro Giorgio Malvindi, Mariusz Kowalewski, Fabrizio Sansone, Lorenzo Menicanti

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Coronary artery bypass is often the first procedure cardiac surgeons are confronted with during their residencies. This article discusses the surgical steps and the potential difficulties encountered during this procedure and how they can be solved. The "point of view" of an experienced surgeon is provided to the trainees and to the readers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-142
Number of pages6
JournalSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Aug 22 2017


  • Clinical Competence
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Artery Bypass/adverse effects
  • Coronary Artery Disease/diagnostic imaging
  • Curriculum
  • Education, Medical, Graduate/methods
  • Humans
  • Internship and Residency
  • Learning Curve
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Treatment Outcome


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