Focused Issue on Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Posted On 2019-10-14 02:41:04



This focused issue on “Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting” is edited by Dr. Shahzad G. Raja, from Department of Cardiac Surgery, Harefield Hospital, London, United Kingdom.

Shahzad G. Raja graduated from King Edward Medical College, Lahore (Pakistan) as Best All-round Graduate in 1996 and carried out his basic surgical training at Mayo Hospital, Lahore (Pakistan). He received his specialty training in Cardiothoracic Surgery in Glasgow University Hospitals, Glasgow, Harefield Hospital, London and Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. He is currently working as a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at Harefield Hospital, London. His areas of expertise include surgical myocardial revascularization, total arterial grafting, off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting, aortic valve and aortovascular surgery. He is an international expert in off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting.

Focused issue outline:

  1. Coronary artery bypass grafting: Yesterday, today & tomorrow
    Shahzad G. Raja, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Harefield Hospital, London, United Kingdom
  2. Conduits for coronary artery bypass grafting
    Salil V. Deo, Department of Surgery, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA; Division of Cardiac Surgery, Harrington Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland, OH, USA
  3. Bilateral internal mammary artery grafting
    Mario Gaudino, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY, USA
  4. Total & multiple arterial coronary artery bypass grafting
    Umberto Benedetto, Bristol Heart Institute, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
  5. Conventional coronary artery bypass grafting
    Nikolaos A. Papakonstantinou, Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, "Evangelismos" General Hospital, Athens, Greece
  6. Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
    Shahzad G. Raja, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Harefield Hospital, London, United Kingdom
  7. Minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass
    Shahzad G. Raja, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Harefield Hospital, London, United Kingdom
  8. Hybrid coronary revascularisation
    Piroze M. Davierwala, Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
  9. Redo coronary artery bypass grafting
    Lokeswara Rao Sajja, STAR Hospitals, Telangana, India