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Internal Mammary Artery Pain Syndrome Following Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

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Description:

A patient who has had the internal mammary artery harvested during a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery may experience anterior chest pain afterwards. This is due to trauma or irritation of the anterior intercostals nerve.

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