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Coronary Revascularisation in Cardiac Amyloidosis
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  • Alexander Smith,
  • Joy Edlin,
  • Charles Hinds,
  • Shirish Ambekar
Alexander Smith
St Bartholomew's Hospital

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Joy Edlin
St Bartholomew's Hospital
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Charles Hinds
St Bartholomew's Hospital
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Shirish Ambekar
Saint Bartholomew's Hospital
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We present a case of coronary artery bypass grafting in a 78-year-old man with triple vessel disease and concomitant cardiac amyloidosis. Postoperatively he developed a profound low cardiac output state and multi-organ failure. He died 3 weeks following surgery. Bypass surgery is rarely performed in patients with cardiac amyloidosis, and there is little in the literature regarding outcomes. The few published cases present a bleak picture, and hence percutaneous coronary intervention should always be preferred.
19 Jul 2020Submitted to Journal of Cardiac Surgery
20 Jul 2020Submission Checks Completed
20 Jul 2020Assigned to Editor
25 Jul 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
27 Jul 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
01 Aug 20201st Revision Received
15 Aug 2020Submission Checks Completed
15 Aug 2020Assigned to Editor
15 Aug 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
18 Aug 2020Editorial Decision: Accept
Nov 2020Published in Journal of Cardiac Surgery volume 35 issue 11 on pages 3248-3250. 10.1111/jocs.14985