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The right internal thoracic artery and right gastroepiploic artery: alternative sites for proximal anastomosis in patients with atherosclerotic calcified aorta.
The RA is usually harvested from the nondominant upper limb, although it is convenient to harvest the left internal thoracic artery and left radial artery at the same time.
2001) Differences in adaptation to growth of children between internal thoracic artery and saphenous vein coronary bypass grafts.
Bypass surgery using the internal thoracic artery as a conduit has had better short, medium and long-term results than the use of the saphenous vein (Green et al.
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.
In total, 20 collateral vessels that fed the cysts were demonstrated on DSA, including the right inferior phrenic artery ( n = 11), internal thoracic artery ( n = 4), omental artery ( n = 2), left inferior phrenic artery ( n = 2), and the right renal capsular artery ( n = 1).
The subclavian arteries extended sideways, and gave rise to the sternoclavicular artery, thoracic artery, axillary artery, intercostal artery, and the major coracoid artery.
Buxton, "Comparative histopathology of radial artery versus internal thoracic artery and risk factors for development of intimal hyperplasia and atherosclerosis," Circulation, vol.