THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON, vol.57, no.6, pp.333-338, 2009 (SCI-Expanded)
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THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Istanbul University Affiliated:
Background: Reoperations for bypass surgery increase the need for new grafts. We investigated early changes in both the normal human saphenous vein and in ectatic varicose veins externally supported by PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) graft and exposed to arterial pressure in an in vitro non-pulsatile flow model.