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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 330-333

One-year angiographic results of left anterior descending bypass using internal mammary artery: a series of 48 consecutive patients

Department of Cardiac Surgery, National Heart Institute, Cairo, Egypt

Correspondence Address:
Ahmed S Mahlab
Department of Cardiac Surgery, National Heart Institute, Cairo
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/JMISR.JMISR_62_18

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The left internal mammary artery (LIMA) has been used as a conduit for coronary artery revascularization since 1968. Here we are reporting A total of 48 consecutive patients were operated upon using double mammary arteries. All of them received a mammary graft to the left anterior descending artery (LAD). All 48 of them were controlled angiographically at 1 year postoperative to ensure satisfactory well-functioning grafts.

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