Serial evaluation of flow in single or arterial Y-grafts to the left coronary artery.

BACKGROUND It is unclear whether composite Y-grafts can withstand the flow demand of the coronary system at rest and under stress. This study compared the graft flow and flow reserve of the left internal mammary artery (LIMA) intraoperatively and over a 2-year follow-up in single or composite Y-graft configurations using the radial artery (RA). METHODS… CONTINUE READING