Shekar PS: Cardiology patient page. On-pump and off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting. Circulation. 2006, 113 (4): e51-e52.
Taheri MS, Haghighatkhah H, Tash MH, Bakhshian R, Shakiba M, Jalali A: The prevalence of carotid artery disease in candidates of coronary artery bypass graft. Iran J Radiol. 2006, 3 (4): 221-224.
Anvari MS, Boroumand MA, Emami B, Karimi A, Soleymanzadeh M, Abbasi SH, Soleymanzadeh M, Abbasi SH, Saadat S: ABO blood group and coronary artery diseases in Iranian patients awaiting coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a review of 10,641 cases. Lab Med. 2009, 40 (9): 528-530.
Nalysnyk L, Fahrbach K, Reynolds MW, Zhao SZ, Ross S: Adverse events in coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) trials: a systematic review and analysis. Heart. 2003, 89 (7): 767-772.
Allen KB, Heimansohn DA, Robison RJ, Schier JJ, Griffith GL, Fitzgerald EB: Influence of endoscopic versus traditional saphenectomy on event-free survival: five-year follow-up of a prospective randomized trial. Heart Surg Forum. 2003, 6 (6): E143-E145.
Markar SR, Kutty R, Edmonds L, Sadat U, Nair S: A meta-analysis of minimally invasive versus traditional open vein harvest technique for coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2010, 10 (2): 266-270.
Bitondo JM, Daggett WM, Torchiana DF, Akins CW, Hilgenberg AD, Vlahakes GJ, Madsen JC, MacGillivray TE, Agnihotri AK: Endoscopic versus open saphenous vein harvest: a comparison of postoperative wound complications. Ann Thorac Surg. 2002, 73 (2): 523-528.
Nezafati MH, Nezafati P: Descriptive analysis of endoscopic versus traditional open vein harvest technique for coronary artery bypass graft surgery: report of 1974 casess. Iran Heart J. 2014, 14 (4): 17-22.
Krishnamoorthy B, Critchley WR, Glover AT, Nair J, Jones MT, Waterworth PD, Fildes JE, Yonan N: A randomized study comparing three groups of vein harvesting methods for coronary artery bypass grafting: endoscopic harvest versus standard bridging and open techniques. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2012, 15 (2): 224-228.
Allen KB, Heimansohn DA, Robison RJ, Schier JJ, Griffith GL, Fitzgerald EB, Isch JH, Abraham S, Shaar CJ: Risk factors for leg wound complications following endoscopic versus traditional saphenous vein harvesting. Heart Surg Forum. 2000, 3 (4): 325-330.
Dusterhoft V, Bauer M, Buz S, Schaumann B, Hetzer R: Wound-healing disturbances after vein harvesting for CABG: a randomized trial to compare the minimally invasive direct vision and traditional approaches. Ann Thorac Surg. 2001, 72 (6): 2038-2043.
Lopes RD, Hafley GE, Allen KB, Ferguson TB, Peterson ED, Harrington RA, Mehta RH, Gibson CM, Mack MJ, Kouchoukos NT, Califf RM, Alexander JH: Endoscopic versus open vein-graft harvesting in coronary-artery bypass surgery. N Engl J Med. 2009, 361 (3): 235-244.
Hussaini BE, Lu XG, Wolfe JA, Thatte HS: Evaluation of endoscopic vein extraction on structural and functional viability of saphenous vein endothelium. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2011, 6: 82-
Rousou LJ, Taylor KB, Lu XG, Healey N, Crittenden MD, Khuri SF, Thatte HS: Saphenous vein conduits harvested by endoscopic technique exhibit structural and functional damage. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009, 87 (1): 62-70.
Blann AD, McCollum CN: Von Willebrand factor, endothelial cell damage and atherosclerosis. Eur J Vasc Surg. 1994, 8 (1): 10-15.
Chung AW, Au Yeung K, Cortes SF, Sandor GG, Judge DP, Dietz HC, van Breemen C: Endothelial dysfunction and compromised eNOS/Akt signaling in the thoracic aorta during the progression of Marfan syndrome. Br J Pharmacol. 2007, 150 (8): 1075-1083.
Vestweber D: VE-cadherin: the major endothelial adhesion molecule controlling cellular junctions and blood vessel formation. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2008, 28 (2): 223-232.
Sen CK, Gordillo GM, Roy S, Kirsner R, Lambert L, Hunt TK, Gottrup F, Gurtner GC, Longaker MT: Human skin wounds: a major and snowballing threat to public health and the economy. Wound Repair Regen. 2009, 17 (6): 763-771.
Tashnizi MA, Alamdari DH, Khayami ME, Rahimi HR, Moeinipour A, Amouzeshi A, Seifalian AM: Treatment of non-healing sternum wound after open-heart surgery with allogenic platelet-rich plasma and fibrin glue-preliminary outcomes. Indian J Plast Surg. 2013, 46 (3): 538-542.
Kiaii B, Moon BC, Massel D, Langlois Y, Austin TW, Willoughby A, Guiraudon C, Howard CR, Guo LR: A prospective randomized trial of endoscopic versus conventional harvesting of the saphenous vein in coronary artery bypass surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2002, 123 (2): 204-212.
Mendes RG, Simoes RP, De Souza Melo Costa F, Pantoni CB, Di Thommazo L, Luzzi S, Amaral-Neto O, Catai AM, Arena R, Borghi-Silva A: Short-term supervised inpatient physiotherapy exercise protocol improves cardiac autonomic function after coronary artery bypass graft surgery--a randomised controlled tria. Disabil Rehabil. 2010, 32 (16): 1320-1327.
Rodrigus IE, Stockman B, Amsel BJ, Moulijn AC: Should we use video-assisted endoscopic vein harvesting as a standard technique?. Heart Surg Forum. 2001, 4 (1): 53-55.
Black EA, Campbell RK, Channon KM, Ratnatunga C, Pillai R: Minimally invasive vein harvesting significantly reduces pain and wound morbidity. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2002, 22 (3): 381-386.
Al Saggaf SM, Ayuob NN, Ali SS, Elhamami M: Endoscopic Saphenous Vein Harvesting (ESVH) Versus Open Saphenous Vein Harvesting (OSVH): a light and electron microscopic study. Egyptian J Histol. 2010, 33 (2): 396-406.
Griffith GL, Allen KB, Waller BF, Heimansohn DA, Robison RJ, Schier JJ, Shaar CJ: Endoscopic and traditional saphenous vein harvest: a histologic comparison. Ann Thorac Surg. 2000, 69 (2): 520-523.
Meyer DM, Rogers TE, Jessen ME, Estrera AS, Chin AK: Histologic evidence of the safety of endoscopic saphenous vein graft preparation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2000, 70 (2): 487-491.
Alrawi SJ, Balaya F, Raju R, Cunningham JN, Acinapura AJ: A comparative study of endothelial cell injury during open and endoscopic saphenectomy: an electron microscopic evaluation. Heart Surg Forum. 2001, 4 (2): 120-127.
Fabricius AM, Diegeler A, Doll N, Weidenbach H, Mohr FW: Minimally invasive saphenous vein harvesting techniques: morphology and postoperative outcome. Ann Thorac Surg. 2000, 70 (2): 473-478.