mammary artery


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mammary artery

The internal mammary artery, which is a branch of the subclavian artery, or the lateral mammary artery, which is a branch of the lateral thoracic artery.
See: aorta (Branches of aorta)for illus.
See also: artery

Mammary artery

A chest wall artery that descends from the aorta and is commonly used for bypass grafts.
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Left internal mammary artery to the left anterior descending artery: effect on morbidity and mortality and reasons for nonusage.
Continuous postoperative insulin infusion reduces deep sternal wound infection in patients with diabetes undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting using bilateral internal mammary artery grafts: A propensity-matched analysis.
Lee, "Cardiac tamponade due to internal mammary artery injury after cardiopulmonary resuscitation: A case report," The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol.
(1988) Excellent patency and growth potential of internal mammary artery grafts in pediatric coronary artery bypass surgery.
Conclusion: Internal mammary artery flow was higher in Pathan and Baloch patients and low in migrants and Sindhis.
Caption: Figure 1: Volume rendering reconstructed image of computed tomography angiography shows a hypertrophic, aberrant right bronchial artery (white arrow) arising from the proximal portion of the right internal mammary artery (black arrow).
The distal mammary artery was then transected, cut to the appropriate length, and spatulated.
In the present study, immunohistochemistry of internal mammary artery specimens (7,8) revealed that EPCs were positive for the CD34 endothelial marker and that they increased in CHD.
Intercostal arteries comprised the majority of the hypertrophied non-bronchial systemic arteries requiring embolization, followed by the internal mammary artery. RICB was the most common artery embolized in most studies, right upper lobe being a common site of involvement in tuberculosis.
This case has a particular condition by using the left internal mammary artery to revascularize the LAD artery.
There is a stenosis of the proximal portion of the subclavian artery resulting in reversal of flow in an internal mammary artery graft and subsequent ischemia in the territory it supplies.