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Structure of internal thoracic artery

Known as: Mammary Arteries, Internal, Arteria thoracica interna, Thoracic Arteries, Internal 
The blood vessel that supplies the breast and the anterior chest wall with arterial blood. It is located in the chest wall.
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Background—In stable coronary artery disease (CAD), exercise training has well-documented positive effects on arterial… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Background—Increased superoxide production contributes to reduced vascular nitric oxide (NO) bioactivity and endothelial… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Background—The functional changes associated with cellular senescence may be involved in human aging and age-related vascular… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
The glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is traditionally considered the best overall index of renal function in health and disease… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Diabetes mellitus is a risk factor for deep sternal wound infection after open heart surgical procedures. We… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE Does the use of bilateral internal thoracic artery (ITA) grafts provide incremental benefit relative to the use of a… Expand
Review
1998
Review
1998
Aortocoronary saphenous vein graft disease, with its increasing clinical sequelae, presents an important and unresolved dilemma… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
BACKGROUND Elevated blood glucose levels in the postoperative period are associated with an increased risk of deep wound… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Tissue factor (TF)-producing cells were identified in normal human vessels and atherosclerotic plaques by in situ hybridization… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Serial arteriograms were obtained in 501 patients after coronary bypass grafting. Study I within 5 years of operation (mean… Expand