Does location of the second internal thoracic artery graft influence outcome of coronary artery bypass grafting?

Abstract

BACKGROUND We sought to determine whether location of the second internal thoracic artery (ITA) graft used for bilateral ITA grafting affects mortality and morbidity of patients with 3-system coronary artery disease and to identify factors associated with second ITA location. METHODS AND RESULTS From January 1972 to June 2006, 3611 patients with 3-system… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.107.760827

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