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Friday, January 08, 2010 joyce sloan, Community Member, asks

Q: cadaver veins in triple bypass heart surgery

what is the success rate of using cadaver veins in triple bypass surgery.  do cadaver veins last long

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Lisa Nelson, Health Pro
1/ 8/10 5:51pm

Hi Joyce,

 

I recommend discussing this with a cardiac surgeon to learn the different options and success rates of each.

 

Here is a link that may have some information on donor safphenous veins - http://www.wellsphere.com/wellpage/great-saphenous-vein

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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