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Bypass Graft Angiography Basics

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Course Details

Credit/contact hours: .5
Estimated time to complete: 30 Minutes
Publication Date: July 12, 2021
Expiration date: July 11, 2024
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Description:

Coronary angiography is the definitive “gold standard” clinical technique for evaluating coronary anatomy and bypass grafts in many patients. The laboratory and catheters provide a platform for coronary intervention and revascularization. In this lesson, we will apply our knowledge of coronary anatomy and coronary angiography to patients who have previously undergone coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).

You Will Learn

  • To describe the needed preparation prior to performing coronary artery bypass graft angiography
  • To illustrate the common locations for proximal and distal bypass graft anastomoses for both arterial and venous grafts.
  • To discuss the nomenclature that describes sequential- and Y-configured bypass grafts
  • To apply knowledge of coronary catheters to various bypass graft anatomic situations
  • To itemize common deficiencies in angiographic images obtained during bypass graft angiography

Method and medium:

Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again, if a question is answered incorrectly.The course will open in a new tab - to exit the course, simply close the tab.

Michael Ragosta III, MD

Dr. Michael Ragosta is an attending cardiologist at the University of Virginia Health System with a sub-specialty in interventional cardiology. His clinical practice includes complex percutaneous coronary intervention, myocardial infarction, valvular heart disease, structural heart disease, and general cardiology. Dr. Ragosta is the Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories at UVA and author of numerous textbooks related to cardiac catheterization and hemodynamic interpretation.

DISCLOSURE: This individual reports no relevant financial relationships with commercial entities.

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