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Chest, Vascular

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft with Left Internal Mammary Artery

History: 67 year old male with cough.

Lateral chest radiograph in a male patient with a history of CABG with LIMA. The sternotomy wires and vascular clips are visualized.

Lateral chest radiograph in a male patient with a history of CABG with LIMA. The sternotomy wires and vascular clips are visualized.

This is the typical location of vascular clips seen in a patient who has undergone coronary artery bypass graft surgery with the left internal mammary artery. A nice paper on this surgery from 1977 is located here.

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