Drug-eluting Vein Graft with Acetylsalicylic Acid-Ticagrelor- Unfractionated Heparin Complex Inhibits Early Graft Thrombosis

AKŞİT E., KURT T., Buyuk B., Cokkalender O.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.37, no.5, pp.269-275, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/balkanmedj.galenos.2020.2020.1.128
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.269-275
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Bypass graft surgery remains to be an important treatment option for left main and multivessel coronary artery disease. Approximately 2% of saphenous vein grafts are lost immediately after the coronary artery bypass graft operations and 12% in the first month due to thrombosis.