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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1938-2017
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2004
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2004
OBJECTIVES This study defined long-term patency of saphenous vein grafts (SVG) and internal mammary artery (IMA) grafts… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Increased superoxide production contributes to reduced vascular nitric oxide (NO) bioactivity and endothelial… (More)
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2002
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2002
The transcription factor C/EBPalpha is crucial for differentiation of mature granulocytes. Recently, different CEBPA gene… (More)
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2001
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2001
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to compare mitral valve repair and replacement as treatments for ischemic mitral… (More)
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1999
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1999
BACKGROUND Diabetes mellitus is a risk factor for deep sternal wound infection after open heart surgical procedures. We… (More)
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1999
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1999
OBJECTIVE Does the use of bilateral internal thoracic artery (ITA) grafts provide incremental benefit relative to the use of a… (More)
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1997
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1997
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  • 1997
BACKGROUND Patients with diabetes mellitus have increased morbidity and mortality after coronary revascularization. The Bypass… (More)
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1995
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1995
Because repeated injury of the endothelium and subsequent turnover of intimal and medial cells have been implicated in… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
Tissue factor (TF)-producing cells were identified in normal human vessels and atherosclerotic plaques by in situ hybridization… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
Serial arteriograms were obtained in 501 patients after coronary bypass grafting. Study I within 5 years of operation (mean… (More)
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