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Pure arterial CABG using bilateral internal mammary artery
  1. Nawwar Al-Attar,
  2. Karim Morcos
  1. Department of Cardiac Surgery, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Glasgow, UK
  1. Correspondence to Professor Nawwar Al-Attar, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Agamemnon Street, Clydebank G81 4DY, UK; nawwar.alattar{at}

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To the Editor, We read with interest the paper by Itagaki et al in Heart.1 The authors investigate the impact of bilateral internal mammary artery (BIMA) use in 1 526 360 isolated coronary artery bypass operations on inhospital mortality and deep sternal wound infection (DSWI). While there …

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  • Contributors NA and KM wrote the manuscript.

  • Competing interests None.

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