Left internal mammary artery atherosclerosis: twenty-three years after repair of aortic coarctation.

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Atherosclerosis of the internal mammary artery is a rare disease. We describe a case in which a 41-year-old man underwent coronary artery bypass surgery 23 years after repair of aortic coarctation. The diseased mammary artery was used to graft the left anterior descending coronary artery after intraoperative confirmation of good patency. Early graft… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2008.05.034

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@article{Darwazah2008LeftIM, title={Left internal mammary artery atherosclerosis: twenty-three years after repair of aortic coarctation.}, author={Ahmad K. Darwazah and Saleh M Shehadeh and Barakat Sharabati and Raed Abdel Abu Sham'a}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={2008}, volume={86 6}, pages={1991-4} }