VALLEY RADIOLOGY Interventional Radiology Case of the Week:
Patient with recurrent chest pain. Patient has had a LIMA Graft placed previously. LIMA- Left Internal Mammary Artery used for CABG - Coronary Artery bypass grafting. Competing arteries can take away blood flow through the LIMA graft. Dr. Meka received this patient and used coil embolization to block off the competing arteries (X1 and X2) and revascularize the LIMA graft by occluding the competing arteries.