Minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass (MIDCAB)

Case contributed by Dr Yair Glick


Chest pain

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female

Surgical clips projected over left mediastinal/heart border.

Case Discussion

The patient underwent MIDCAB - "left anterior thoracotomy, off pump - LIMA to LAD" following a failed PTCA attempt for her occluded proximal LAD (100% occlusion).

On her chest radiograph, one can see surgical clips, but no sternotomy wires.

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Case information

rID: 51452
Published: 19th Feb 2017
Last edited: 23rd May 2019
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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