The purpose of this article is to briefly review the history of proximal and distal anastomotic devices and to discuss presently available devices. Clinical outcome data from the EPIC Trial of the Cardica PAS-Port Proximal Anastomosis System will also be presented.
|Number of pages
|Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
|Published - 1 Jan 2009
- Anastomotic connectors
- Coronary artery bypass surgery