The "free" right internal thoracic artery: a versatile and durable conduit.


BACKGROUND Despite its potential advantages, the right internal thoracic artery (RITA) is used as a conduit in only 4% of coronary revascularizations. To broaden its application, we frequently use the RITA as a free graft. In this study, we review our experience with the RITA as an in situ and free graft. METHODS We reviewed the perioperative outcomes and… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jocs.12396


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