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Elective stenting of a de novo ostial lesion of the right internal mammary artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9676807     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Elective stenting for severe stenosis involving the origin of a right internal mammary artery graft was performed in a 60-year-old patient with severe unstable angina 2 yr after surgical revascularization. The procedure had an excellent immediate result which persisted at 6-mo angiographic follow-up. This unusual localization of arterial narrowing will probably be increasingly recognized as the right internal mammary artery becomes a first-choice conduit for right coronary artery bypass.
F Bedogni; L La Vecchia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0098-6569     ISO Abbreviation:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Publication Date:  1998 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-09-25     Completed Date:  1998-09-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7508512     Medline TA:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  325-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Divisione di Cardiologia, Ospedale S. Bortolo, Vicenza, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Arterial Occlusive Diseases / etiology*,  therapy*
Mammary Arteries / radiography*
Middle Aged
Myocardial Revascularization*
Postoperative Complications*

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