Is the internal thoracic artery the conduit of choice to replace a stenotic vein graft?

@article{Navia1994IsTI,
  title={Is the internal thoracic artery the conduit of choice to replace a stenotic vein graft?},
  author={Daniel Navia and Delos M. Cosgrove and Bruce Whitney Lytle and Paul CJ Taylor and P Mccarthy and Robert W. Stewart and Eliot R. Rosenkranz and Floyd D. Loop},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={40-3; discussion 43-4}
}
Reoperative coronary artery bypass grafting secondary to saphenous vein graft (SVG) stenosis is a mushrooming problem. The internal thoracic artery graft (ITA) provides superior long-term patency, but its flow is limited and may be inadequate to meet large myocardial demands. To evaluate the efficacy of the ITA as a replacement conduit for a stenotic SVG… CONTINUE READING