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Thoracic Arteries

Known as: Arteries, Thoracic, Artery, Thoracic, Thoracic artery 
Arteries originating from the subclavian or axillary arteries and distributing to the anterior thoracic wall, mediastinal structures, diaphragm… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Occlusive arterial disease, including coronary heart disease (CHD) and peripheral arterial disease (PAD), is the main cause of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
OBJECTIVE Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is the operation most commonly performed by cardiac surgeons. There are few… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND The right internal thoracic artery (RITA) is biologically identical to the left ITA, yet is rarely used in coronary… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
OBJECTIVE To investigate the optimum conduit for coronary targets other than the left anterior descending artery, we evaluated… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND We sought to compare saphenous vein and internal thoracic artery graft patency by coronary system. METHODS From 1972… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND To compare survival of patients receiving bilateral internal thoracic artery grafts and single internal thoracic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Background—Given its proven survival benefit, left internal thoracic artery to left anterior descending (LITA-LAD) grafting has… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND In the past decade, the radial artery has frequently been used for coronary bypass surgery despite concern regarding… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND In coronary arteries with moderate stenosis, competitive flow may lead to internal thoracic artery (ITA) graft… Expand
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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
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