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Transcatheter coil occlusion of a side branch of the left internal mammary artery graft causing significant ischaemia.

Department of Cardiology, Yuksek Ihtisas Heart-Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
Acta cardiologica (Impact Factor: 0.61). 07/2008; 63(3):399-400. DOI: 10.2143/AC.63.3.1020319
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ABSTRACT Coronary steal due to an unligated side branch of the internal mammary artery graft is a rare but important pathology causing ischaemia. We describe the case of a patient with significant ischaemia having an unligated side branch of the left internal mammary artery after coronary artery bypass surgery and who underwent coil embolization of the side branch.

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