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a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body

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a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic

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1990) Bilateral internal mammary artery grafts for coronary artery bypass operations in children.
Conclusion: Internal mammary artery flow was higher in Pathan and Baloch patients and low in migrants and Sindhis.
The left internal mammary artery was used in all cases (unless it had been used before or obtainable with insufficient flow after dissection) for connection to the anterior descending artery.
Caption: Figure 2: Angiogram of the brachiocephalic artery shows the hypertrophic aberrant bronchial artery (white arrow) arising from the proximal portion of the right internal mammary artery (black arrow), findings that corresponded with the CTA image.
The distal mammary artery was then transected, cut to the appropriate length, and spatulated.
Intercostal arteries comprised the majority of the hypertrophied non-bronchial systemic arteries requiring embolization, followed by the internal mammary artery.
This case has a particular condition by using the left internal mammary artery to revascularize the LAD artery.
When left internal mammary artery (LIMA) is used as conduit for left anterior descendent artery (LAD), stenosis of the subclavian artery, proximal to the origin of the LIMA reverse the flow in the LIMA and steal blood from the coronary circulation causing myocardial ischemia.
Similarly, there may be seen a reversal flow in cases of coronary artery bypass grafting surgery when subclavian artery have occlusion and when left internal mammary artery (LIMA) is used as graft for coronary revascularisation.
Expert witness Dr Duncan Macrae told the hearing: "I am strongly of the opinion there was a problem with the right mammary artery which caused significant bleeding.
A report from the Society for Thoracic Surgeons (STS) database has described the increasing risk profile of patients coming to surgery with fewer smokers, more patients with diabetes and more use of the left internal mammary artery (LIMA) as a bypass conduit.
The patient underwent 23 mm St Jude Trifecta (St Jude Medical, Inc, St Paul, USA) bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement and triple coronary artery bypass grafting (left internal mammary artery to left anterior descending artery, saphenous vein grafts to first marginal circumflex artery and right posterior descending artery).