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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.
Right coronary artery walls were thicker in young people infected with HIV early in life than in a comparison group of HIV-negative people.
Further decreases in pulmonary arterial pressure result in reversal of flow, as the left coronary artery drains from the right coronary artery, through collaterals, into the pulmonary artery.
The right coronary artery followed a strange and precarious course through big blood vessels.
The pattern of the CAs in the pig was similar to that of the humans and the right coronary artery (RCA) was the dominant artery (1-3).
CASE 1 A 49-year-old male was scheduled for colonoscopy 630 days after having a paclitaxel drug-eluting stent inserted in his right coronary artery for management of an inferior myocardial infarction.
BACKGROUND Differentiating occlusion of the circumflex branch of the left coronary artery (also called the circumflex artery) from occlusion of the right coronary artery is often difficult because either may be associated with a pattern of acute inferior myocardial infarction on the electrocardiogram.
The target lesion was in the left anterior descending artery in 22 patients, in the left circumflex artery in 18, and in the right coronary artery in 23; 24% had a prior percutaneous coronary intervention.