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Percutaneous angioplasty and stenting of subclavian arteries before surgical coronary revascularization in a patient with an aberrant right subclavian artery

M M Taha, I Nakahara, T Higashi, Y Iwamuro, Y Watanabe, W Taki
Journal of Neuroradiology. Journal de Neuroradiologie 2007, 34 (4): 267-71
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An aberrant right subclavian artery occurs in less than 2% of the population. An associated stenosis of the subclavian artery carries a risk of subclavian-coronary steal in patients who undergo coronary revascularization. We report on the case of a 54-year-old man admitted to our hospital for a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG). Angiographic examination revealed bilateral subclavian-artery stenosis with an aberrant right subclavian artery, anomalous origin of the right vertebral artery from the right common carotid artery, and left vertebral-artery occlusion. The patient underwent successful bilateral subclavian angioplasty and stenting.

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