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What does LADCA stand for?

LADCA stands for Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery

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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.
A group of 33 dogs undergoing openchest left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) ligation causing prolonged ischemia were imaged with quantitative positron emission tomography (PET) using 2-[18F]fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (18FDG) to measure regional glucose metabolic utilization (rGMU) and [11C]acetate to measure regional monoexponential washout rate constant (Kmono) for oxidative metabolism in nonrisk and ischemic-risk myocardium.
These distal landmarks used for analysis were as follows: the distal bifurcation of the left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) (the mustache, pitchfork, or whale's tail); the distal bifurcation of the segment with the longest total distance in the left circumflex artery (LCx); and the first branch of the posterolateral artery in the right coronary artery (RCA).