Diagnostic accuracy of Doppler ultrasonography for assessment of internal thoracic artery graft patency


Yay K., Boysan E., Unal E. U. , Cicekcioglu F. , Tola M., Kocabeyoglu S., ...More

ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.14, no.3, pp.286-291, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/akd.2014.4684
  • Title of Journal : ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.286-291

Abstract

Objective: The main purpose of this study was to assess the patency of left internal thoracic artery (LITA) graft by using color Doppler ultrasonography (CDUSG) and furthermore to determine the sensitivity and specificity of CDUSG for patency by using coronary angiography as the reference standard.