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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 importance of investigating the internal thoracic artery before coronary artery surgery in Leriche's syndrome.
Upper extremity arteriovenous fistulas induce modest hemodynamic effect on the in situ internal thoracic artery.
Data from the large national registry maintained by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons indicate that slightly less than 4% of isolated CABG operations involve bilateral internal thoracic artery (ITA) grafts.
It is conceivable that occult trauma to lymphatic collaterals during dissection of the internal thoracic artery, or during cautery of small vessels in the superior left mediastinum, could have allowed gradual accumulation of chyle and symptomatic onset at a time remote from thoracotomy.
Skeletonized internal thoracic artery harvest improves prognosis in high-risk population after coronary artery bypass surgery for good quality grafts.
At the beginning of the video--anastomosis of the left internal thoracic artery to left anterior descending artery; 1:30th minute--mini-pericardiotomy for anastomosis of the proximal right coronary artery (RCA); the 2nd minute--the RCA artery is clearly visualized during the procedure.
The left internal thoracic artery (LITA) has long been established as the graft of choice for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery1.
Weiglain (1996) reported a case wherein the right inferior thyroid artery was replaced by an artery branching off from the right internal thoracic artery and the left inferior thyroid artery was replaced by an artery, a branch of vertebral artery.
The Endo MVP System was deployed into the internal thoracic artery and a coronary artery to create an anastomotic connection to bypass the blocked artery.

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