MICHAEL E. KORNS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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To the editor: I am responding to a statement made by Farry and associates in a recent case report ("Development of Atherosclerosis in Saphenous Vein Coronary Bypass Graft," Ann Intern Med 85:478-479, 1976).
The authors state that the occurrence of atherosclerosis in aortocornary saphenous vein bypass grafts had not been described before their report. This is not true; our group in Milwaukee has previously reported several such instances (see references below).
KORNS ME. Atherosclerosis in Bypass Graft. Ann Intern Med. ;86:112. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-86-1-112_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;86(1):112.
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