Thoracodorsal artery as a free graft for coronary artery bypass grafting.

@article{imi1999ThoracodorsalAA,
  title={Thoracodorsal artery as a free graft for coronary artery bypass grafting.},
  author={Ognjen {\vS}imi{\'c} and Mara Zambelli and Miomir Zeli{\'c} and Aleksandra Pirjavec},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={94-6}
}
Arterial myocardial revascularization using different arterial conduits as mammary, radial, gastroepiploic, subscapular and epigastric arteries are well documented. This report describes a preparation and use of thoracodorsal artery as a free graft for coronary artery bypass grafting. The preparation and removal of thoracodorsal artery were performed through right axilla. The artery was used as a free conduit for left anterior descending artery (LAD) in a 58-year-old female for the second… CONTINUE READING