Tag: Taggart

Vein graft external stenting

D Taggart (Oxford, UK) looks at the evidence for external stenting of vein grafts to optimise long-term outcomes.

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Hunt for the best ‘second’ conduit

D Taggart of John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford looks at the evidence for alternative conduits as the second choice after the left internal mammary artery for coronary bypass grafting.

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Off pump CABG discussion

D Taggart (Oxford, UK) leads an audience discussion on the merits of off-pump coronary bypass surgery.

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Radial artery in CABG

D Taggart (Oxford, UK) gives a quick overview of the evidence for radial artery conduit patency rates.

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Bilateral IMA evidence

D Taggart (Oxford, UK) reviews the evidence for bilateral internal mammary artery use in coronary bypass surgery.

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CABG for coronary artery disease

D Taggart (Oxford, UK) argues that CABG remains the best therapy for coronary artery disease in 2015.

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ESC-EACTS 2010 revascularisation guidelines viewpoint & debate

D Taggart (Oxford, UK) gives his perspective on the 2010 European revascularisation guidelines, based on evidence from the literature. A discussion follows.

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Radial artery as the second conduit

D Taggart (Oxford, UK) reviews the evidence for using the radial artery as the first choice of second conduit in coronary bypass surgery.

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Revascularisation heart team – surgeon’s view

D Taggart (Oxford, UK) emphasises the need for a heart team to ensure that patients receive the most appropriate guideline-driven interventions.

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SYNTAX trial 5 year results

D Taggart (Oxford, UK) presents the 5 year results of the SYNTAX trial, in the context of other evidence in coronary revascularisation.

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Vein graft stents

D Taggart (Oxford, UK) describes the VEST trial of external venous support for coronary bypass grafts.

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BIMA evidence

D Taggart (Oxford, UK) argues in favour of using bilateral internal mammary arteries for surgical revascularisation.

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Off-pump CABG data to inform practicing surgeons

D Taggart (Oxford, UK) undertakes a detailed exploration of the evidence for and against off-pump CABG.

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SYNTAX 4 year results

D Taggart (Oxford, UK) presents pre-syntax evidence for CABG vs PCI, before analyzing the results of the SYNTAX trial at four years.

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