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Role of internal mammary artery bypass grafts in retrograde chronic total occlusion interventions.
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PMID:  22781479     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The role of internal mammary artery grafts in facilitating retrograde chronic total occlusion interventions is controversial. We describe two cases demonstrating: (a) retrograde wiring via a left internal mammary artery graft; and (b) using the left internal mammary graft for vessel visualization while retrograde crossing to the right coronary artery was achieved via the native left main coronary artery (triple arterial access). The internal mammary artery grafts can facilitate retrograde chronic total occlusion interventions, but should be used with caution to minimize the risk of injury.
Authors:
Tesfaldet T Michael; Subhash Banerjee; Emmanouil S Brilakis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  359-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
VA North Texas Healthcare System, Cardiology, 4500 South Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216 USA. esbrilakis@yahoo.com.
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