The Society of Thoracic Surgeons has released a new clinical practice guideline that recommends the use of arterial rather than venous conduits when performing coronary artery bypass grafting in certain patients.

The new guideline is available on The Annals of Thoracic Surgery website:

Aldea GS, Bakaeen F, Pal J, Fremes S, Head SJ, Sabik J, Rosengart T, Kappetein AP, Thourani VH, Firestone S, and Mitchell JD. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Clinical Practice Guidelines on Arterial Conduits for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.09.100

They have also published a press release on their website.