CLINICAL EXPERIENCE WITH BIOMATERIALS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR APPLICATIONS: CURRENT ASSESSMENT.

Creighton B. Wright, James M. Wilson, William Karkow, Richard E. Lind, Loren F. Hiratzka, Thomas G. Lynch, George M. Callard, John B. Flege

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Abstract

This paper reviews the history, indications for surgery and natural pathogenesis of vascular atherosclerosis, with an emphasis on current status of grafts, and current results in thoracic, thoraco-abdominal, aortic, and peripheral venous surgery. The repair of aneurysms is discussed and the importance of antiplatelet pharmacology in the post-operative period is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationContemp Biomater, Mater and Host Response, Clin Appl, New Technol and Leg Aspects
PublisherNoyes Publ
Pages388-403
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)0815509804
StatePublished - 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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