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Table 3 The blood flow parameters of LIMA and RIMA

From: Use of the right internal mammary artery and the great saphenous vein for left anterior descending artery revascularization in patients whose left internal mammal artery cannot be used: a study based on transit-time flow measurement

ItemsGroup AGroup BP
 Preoperative LIMAPreoperative RIMA 
 PI4.13 ± 1.363.97 ± 1.200.002
 MGF (ml/min)16.48 ± 7.1318.68 ± 8.750.000
 Diameters (mm)1.96 ± 0.171.97 ± 0.190.008
 Preoperative LIMAIntraoperative LIMA 
 PI4.134 ± 1.362.65 ± 1.010.000
 MGF (ml/min)16.48 ± 7.1329.71 ± 20.940.000
 Preoperative RIMAIntraoperative RIMA 
 PI3.97 ± 1.202.56 ± 0.960.000
 MGF (ml/min)18.68 ± 8.7529.03 ± 22.730.011
  1. LIMA Left internal mammary artery, SVG Great saphenous vein, RIMA Right internal mammary artery, MGF Mean graft flow, PI Pulse index, DF Diastolic flow fraction