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Objective: To evaluate the effects on postoperative pulmonary function of pleural integrity versus opened pleura, in patients who receive a left internal mammary artery graft.
Bilateral versus single internal mammary artery grafting in the elderly: Long-term survival benefit.
(1985) Severe Kawasaki heart disease treated with an internal mammary artery graft in pediatric patients.
van Breemen, "Increased matrix metalloproteinase 2 activity in the human internal mammary artery is associated with ageing, hypertension, diabetes and kidney dysfunction," Journal of Vascular Research, vol.
In our case report, there was no intravascular ultrasonography available, and the Heart Team decided on coronary arterial bypass grafting (left internal mammary artery to the left anterior descending artery).
Sugiyama et al., "Chest compression-related fatal internal mammary artery injuries manifesting after venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a case series," Journal of Medical Case Reports, vol.
On operation, the orifice of the anomalous left coronary artery located in the left posterolateral aspect of the pulmonary artery (PA) was closed with a fresh autologous pericardial patch and then the proximal left anterior descending (LAD) artery was grafted by a left internal mammary artery (LIMA) graft.
The patient underwent surgical intervention with obliteration of the ALCAPA orifice and coronary artery bypass grafting with left internal mammary artery to left anterior descending coronary artery.
Low flow internal mammary artery, which was used on left anterior descending artery, showed significantly higher need of inotropic support as compared to high flow internal mammary artery (p=0.004), more low cardiac output syndrome (p=0.022) and more use of intra-aortic balloon pump (p=0.028).

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