The following day the patient underwent three-vessel coronary arterial bypass grafting using the left internal mammary artery to the left anterior descending coronary artery and saphenous vein grafts to the first obtuse marginal branch of the left circumflex coronary artery and the posterior descending branch of the right coronary artery.
What does OM stand for?
OM stands for Obtuse Marginal
This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
See other definitions of OM
We have 38 other meanings of OM in our Acronym Attic
- Oakland Live Y'ers (swim team; Rochester, MI)
- Olney, Illinois (Airport Code)
- Okauchee Lake Yacht Club (Oconomowoc, WI)
- Olympic National Park (US National Park Service)
- Output in Low Z
- (USN Rating) Opticalman
- Minim Fathers (religious order)
- Mongolian Airlines (IATA airline code)
- Object Model
Samples in periodicals archive:
The patient was taken to the operating room for triple vessel CABG with a left internal mammary to left anterior descending coronary artery, a saphenous vein to the posterior descending artery branch of the right coronary artery, and a saphenous vein to the obtuse marginal branch of the circumflex coronary artery.
A saphenous vein graft was anastomosed to the posterior descending and a second one to the obtuse marginal.
Mitral valve repair and anastomoses to two coronary artery by pass (left anterior descending artery and first obtuse marginal branch of circumflex artery) were performed.
Obtuse marginal branch (OM): The obtuse marginal branch was seen in 90 per cent hearts.
First, a stent 28 mm in length was placed in a circumflex obtuse marginal branch artery.
The superior left ostium gave rise to a coronary artery supplying the anterolateral wall of the left ventricle; this artery was designated arbitrarily as a ramus branch, and it supplied the portion of the left ventricle typically supplied by a first obtuse marginal or ramus intermedius.
A 90% narrowing of the left circumflex coronary artery beyond the second obtuse marginal branch was stented with a 3 x 18-mm drug-eluting stmt.