Latest Internal thoracic artery Stories

2013-03-11 15:02:30

The first multicenter study of hybrid revascularization shows that the emerging procedure for treating coronary artery disease has a similar rate of major adverse events in the first year, compared with percutaneous intervention (stenting).

2011-01-12 14:03:41

Use of a radial artery (located within the forearm, wrist and hand) graft compared with a saphenous vein (from the leg) graft for coronary artery bypass grafting did not result in improved angiographic patency (the graft being open, unobstructed) one year after the procedure.

2011-01-12 07:46:10

Using the radial artery (within the forearm, wrist, and hand) doesn’t appear to be superior to the saphenous vein (from the leg) when performing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).

2010-04-15 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardica, Inc.

2010-03-15 16:01:25

The left main coronary artery provides most of the blood to the heart, and current guidelines call for patients with blockages in this artery to undergo bypass surgery.

2009-06-22 16:18:53

Coronary artery bypass surgery provides long-term benefits for children whose hearts and blood vessels are damaged by Kawasaki disease, Japanese researchers report in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.

2005-12-01 16:58:38

A team of McMaster researchers has discovered that fat tissue surrounding thoracic arteries may be beneficial in patients undergoing coronary bypass surgery.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.