Cannulating LIMA graft using right transradial approach: Two simple and innovative techniques.

Patel T, Shah S, Patel T, Ahmedabad, India.

Angiography and intervention of a LIMA (left internal mammary artery) graft cannot be performed easily while working through right transradial approach (TRA), because of complexity in anatomical relations of right and left subclavian arteries with arch of aorta. We demonstrate two simple and innovative techniques for the same using right TRA.

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 May 2. [Epub ahead of print]