[Left internal mammary artery graft stenosis. Atherosclerosis, spasm or kinking?].

Abstract

The internal mammary artery is the most frequently used bypass conduit for the left anterior descending coronary artery in patients treated with bypass surgery, with excellent long-term patency rates. However, the mammary artery may also be affected by functionally significant stenoses. Most stenoses of the mammary artery are secondary to the surgical… (More)

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@article{Bertona2004LeftIM, title={[Left internal mammary artery graft stenosis. Atherosclerosis, spasm or kinking?].}, author={Roberta Bertona and Gianfranco De Candia and Giacomo Boccuzzi and Flavio Luciano Ribichini and Marco Agostini and Corrado Vassanelli}, journal={Italian heart journal. Supplement : official journal of the Italian Federation of Cardiology}, year={2004}, volume={5 1}, pages={53-8} }