Anaortic, Total Arterial, Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft

Ohio State cardiothoracic surgeon Michael Vallely, MBBS, PhD, FRACS, explains the advantages of anaortic (aortic no-touch), total arterial, off-pump coronary artery bypass graft (anOPCABG) surgery. In a landmark study of nearly 38,000 patients published in 2017 by Dr. Vallely and other leading cardiac surgeons from Australia, the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom demonstrated that the procedure significantly reduced postoperative complications as compared to traditional coronary artery bypass grafting.

Read more about Dr. Vallely’s experience with the procedure here.

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Michael Vallely, MBBS, PhD

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Cardiac Surgery
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