Patent Saphenous Vein Grafts 35 Years Post-Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
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An 81-year-old gentleman was admitted to our hospital with unstable angina. He had a background of previous coronary artery bypass grafting for angina in 1981 with 2 saphenous vein grafts anastomosed to the second obtuse marginal and right coronary arteries (operation note; Figure [A]). Past medical history included hypercholesterolemia and peripheral vascular disease. Coronary angiography demonstrated 2 patent grafts, with a moderate stenosis …