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Hemodynamic disorders in internal thoracic artery: How often are they associated with subclavian steal via ipsilateral vertebral artery?
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PMID:  9514164     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The scores based on Doppler sonographic spectral features in 14 vertebral arteries with flow reversal and 10 vertebral arteries with normal antegrade flow were correlated with those of ipsilateral internal thoracic (or internal mammary) and subclavian arteries. The statistical analysis revealed significant correlation between the scores of all ipsilateral arteries. We concluded that color duplex ultrasonographic examination of internal thoracic arteries should be carried out in all patients with flow reversal in vertebral arteries. It is especially important in those who are potential candidates for coronary revascularization using in situ internal thoracic artery graft.
S Süreyya Ozbek; M Parildar
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0278-4297     ISO Abbreviation:  J Ultrasound Med     Publication Date:  1998 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-05-07     Completed Date:  1998-05-07     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8211547     Medline TA:  J Ultrasound Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  147-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Ege University School of Medicine, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Mammary Arteries / ultrasonography*
Middle Aged
Regional Blood Flow
Subclavian Steal Syndrome / physiopathology,  ultrasonography*
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Duplex
Vertebral Artery / ultrasonography*

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