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Related to Posterior descending artery: left coronary artery, Anterior interventricular artery
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The patient was taken to the operating room for triple vessel CABG with a left internal mammary to left anterior descending coronary artery, a saphenous vein to the posterior descending artery branch of the right coronary artery, and a saphenous vein to the obtuse marginal branch of the circumflex coronary artery.
Saphenous vein grafts were anastomosed with the Left Anterior Descending, Obtuse Marginal (OM1) and Right Posterior Descending Artery (RPDA) respectively.
At the crux of the heart the RCA gives off the posterior descending artery, which supplies the posterior interventricular septum.

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