thoracic artery


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thoracic artery

The internal or the lateral thoracic artery.
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In order to shorten the operative time, it is advisable to harvest the RA in conjunction with the takedown of internal thoracic artery for CABG.
2007) Long-term patency of internal thoracic artery grafts for coronary artery stenosis due to Kawasaki disease: comparison of early with recent results in small children.
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.
Midterm Results of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery With Internal Thoracic Artery Under Low Free-Flow Conditios.
The most important of these vascular structures is the IMA, which is a branch of the internal thoracic artery and which reaches the medial sides of breasts running along each side of the sternum.
In our study, the extrahepatic arterial collaterals supplying the liver cysts were demonstrated in 48% of patients, mainly through the right inferior phrenic artery and internal thoracic artery.
The largest branch of the subclavian artery, which appeared to be its continuation, was the thoracic artery and had a short and thick body.
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.