Coronary Artery Bypass in the Context of Polyarteritis Nodosa

Bobby Yanagawa, Pawan Kumar, Hiroshi Tsuneyoshi, Erez Kachel, Ehab Massad, Fuad Moussa, Gideon N. Cohen

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A 46-year-old man with polyarteritis nodosa and multiple myocardial infarctions treated with multiple percutaneous coronary interventions presented again with atypical angina. Coronary angiography revealed triple-vessel coronary artery disease. This patient underwent four-vessel coronary artery bypass graft and recovered uneventfully. A review of the literature and discussion of the surgical management of this patient is presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)623-625
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2010
Externally publishedYes


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