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Use of internal mammary artery for graft

A graft allows blood to flow around a blocked or damaged area of the heart. A graft to the internal mammary artery has better outcomes which last longer.


In human anatomy, the internal thoracic artery (ITA), previously known as the internal mammary artery (a name still common among surgeons ), is an artery that supplies blood to the anterior chest wall and the breasts.
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