Intercostal neuralgia associated with internal mammary artery grafting.

@article{Conacher1993IntercostalNA,
  title={Intercostal neuralgia associated with internal mammary artery grafting.},
  author={Ian D Conacher and James Colin Doig and Luis Rivas and A. K. Pridie},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={1993},
  volume={48 12},
  pages={1070-1}
}
Two patients who underwent coronary artery bypass grafting in which the internal mammary arteries were used, developed chronic, atypical chest pain. After further investigation a diagnosis of intercostal neuralgia was made. It is thought that this condition is due to damage to the intercostal nerves when the internal mammary arteries are dissected… CONTINUE READING