What is total arterial bypass surgery?

What is total arterial bypass surgery?

In this video, Dr. O P. Yadava, Chief Cardiac Surgeon, National Heart Institute talks about total arterial bypass surgery. Whenever a bypass surgery is done, only arterial conduits are used which is then known as total arterial myocardial revascularization. It can be performed using various configurations. Free grafts, in situ grafts, single grafts or sequential grafts are used in bypass surgery. In sequential grafts, one conduit can be used to bypass two arteries. Dr. Yadava will also describe that a free graft can be attached to a pedicle graft and can do T or Y configuration of total arterial revascularization known as T or Y grafts.

Dr. OP Yadava

Dr. Yadava completed his medical graduation and Masters in Surgery from Maulana Azad Medical College and had joined Armed Forces as a Surgical Specialist. He cleared his DNB Examination in General Surgery in the year 1983 and completed his training in cardiothoracic surgery at the Cardio Thoracic Center, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune in 1985. For advanced training, went to Australia and worked under and along with some of the greatest cardiac surgeons of recent times. Besides adult cardiac surgery, he was also trained in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery in Melbourne & Japan and successfully cleared the National Boards in Cardiothoracic Surgery (DNBE). He was honoured with Membership of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS) in 1994; FICC in 2003, FIACS in 2005 & FCSI in 2012. He has as an experience of over 12,000 open heart surgical procedures and his special field of interest is coronary artery bypass surgery especially total arterial revascularisation & beating heart surgeries (Minimally Invasive).

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