thoracic artery


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thoracic artery

The internal or the lateral thoracic artery.
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Susumu Manabe, Toshihiro Fukui, Remodelingof reconstructed left artery descending Coronary Arteries With Internal Thoracic artery graft.
In the bilateral graft group, 14% actually received a single internal thoracic artery graft, while 22% in the single internal thoracic artery group also received an additional radial artery graft.
(2001) Differences in adaptation to growth of children between internal thoracic artery and saphenous vein coronary bypass grafts.
In the inner lateral thoracic wall the bilaterally trajectory of a vascular package at the level of the medial axillary line was observed, parallel to the internal thoracic artery and originating from these vessel.
Clinical Results of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting With Use of the Internal Thoracic Artery Under Low Free Flow Conditions.
There are two main vascular structures feeding the breast called the internal mammary artery (IMA) and lateral thoracic artery (LTA), and the growth and spread of tumor cells occur via these vessels.
The origins of other vessels (1.90%) were 2 left bronchial arteries from the left subclavian artery, one right of the right thyrocervical trunk, one right and one left from a common trunk of the left thyrocervical trunk, and one left from the left internal thoracic artery. Frequencies of origin are shown in Table 1.
Myers, "Left internal thoracic artery graft occlusion following mediastinal radiation therapy," Chest, vol.
The subclavian arteries extended sideways, and gave rise to the sternoclavicular artery, thoracic artery, axillary artery, intercostal artery, and the major coracoid artery.
An important arterial collateral network of right internal thoracic artery was developed into the right rectus sheath (Figure 3).
[A case of coronary artery bypass surgery using left internal thoracic artery and right gastroepiploic artery for a patient with essential thrombocythemia].
The goal was the complete revascularization of diseased coronary arteries with individual grafts, and the left internal thoracic artery was used as a conduit in all patients if possible.