CABG stent

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking

Presentation

Routine cardiology clinic review

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male
x_ray

Sternal wires from previous midline sternotomy. Mediastinal clips in keeping with previous CABG. The LIMA graft contains a metallic stent. Mild cardiomegaly. Unfolded aortic arch. Lungs and pleural spaces are clear. Cluster of pleural calcifications in the left upper zone laterally (longstanding).

Case Discussion

You don't see a coronary arterial graft stented very often.

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