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Structure of lateral thoracic artery

Known as: External Mammary Artery, A. thoracica lateralis, Arteria thoracica lateralis 
An artery arising from the axillary artery that supplies the mammary gland and chest muscles.
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2014
2014
BACKGROUND  The lateral thoracic flap was first studied in the mid-1970s but its use has been limited because of pedicle… Expand
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2010
2010
Anatomical variations in the branching pattern of the axillary artery are common and typically include the lateral thoracic… Expand
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND The internal mammary artery perforator flap has been used in head and neck reconstruction. Although anatomical and… Expand
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Vascular-dependent necrosis of the nipple-areola complex following reduction mammaplasty is still present. Concerning… Expand
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2004
2004
AbstractThe main sources of blood supply to the breast are described in textbooks as the internal thoracic, lateral thoracic, and… Expand
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2004
2004
The main sources of blood supply to the breast are described in textbooks as the internal thoracic, lateral thoracic, and… Expand
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
The possible existence of arteriovenous anastomoses (AVAs) in skin regions of the head and thorax has been investigated using the… Expand
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1986
1986
In a series of 43 pectoralis major myocutaneous flaps (PMMF), five (12%) developed partial or total necrosis. The cause of… Expand
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
Experience using a maximally vascularized central breast pedicle to nourish the nipple-areola is presented. The pedicle is… Expand
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1981
1981
The vascular anatomy of the pectoralis major muscle and overlying skin and subcutaneous tissue was investigated in seventeen… Expand
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