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I recently came across an unusual LIMA  arterial  branching pattern .

Random thoughts

  • A naturally dividing LIMA faciliates multiple sequential grafting of LAD or diagonal branches.
  • As branches steal the LIMA flow it is not good for the patient
  • Surgeons struggle to clip the branches.
  • A branching LIMA has tendency to have  small diameter (As in the above patient )

I need a surgeons Input here.

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