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Rupture of a saphenous vein bypass graft during coronary angioplasty.
  1. E Drummer,
  2. K Furey,
  3. J Hollman

    Abstract

    A self-limited rupture of a five month old saphenous vein bypass graft occurred during coronary angioplasty when the balloon used to stretch the vessel proved to be too large. A lack of fibrous tissue in the new graft may have predisposed it to rupture.

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