Preoperative CPET before elective CABG was feasible and safe. However, a large proportion of patients did not achieve the anaerobic threshold. Therefore, VE/VCO2 slope, OUES and HRR may be the most useful CPET variables in the preoperative period.
Mariana Carazza, Fernando CC Souza, Andrea Rocha de Lorenzo
We demonstrated that in cases when the antergrade access to CTO is not possible, femoral vein retrograde access with transseptal puncture with coronary intervention and stenting can be used successfully.
Marat A. Aripov, Alexey Goncharov, Ayan Abdrakhmanov, Philip la Fleur