Chapter 10. Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts

  1. Francesco Fulvio Faletra MD Head of Cardiac Imaging Laboratory1,
  2. Natesa G. Pandian MD Professor of Medicine Co-Director2 and
  3. Siew Yen Ho PhD Head of Cardiac Morphology3

Published Online: 29 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300550.ch10

Anatomy of the Heart by Multislice Computed Tomography

Anatomy of the Heart by Multislice Computed Tomography

How to Cite

Faletra, F. F., Pandian, N. G. and Ho, S. Y. (2008) Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts, in Anatomy of the Heart by Multislice Computed Tomography, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300550.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    Fondazione Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Center for Cardiovascular Imaging, Tufts University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA

  3. 3

    National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405180559

Online ISBN: 9781444300550



  • coronary artery bypass grafts;
  • internal mammary artery anatomy;
  • coronary artery bypass grafts;
  • 3D virtual endoscopy showing proximal anastomosis of venous graft;
  • distal anastomoses in 3D volume rendering;
  • termino-terminal anastomosis on posterior descending artery (PDA);
  • grafts connected with more coronary arteries and “sequential” or “jump” graft;
  • latero-lateral anastomoses and termino-lateral anastomosis


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Anatomy of internal mammary artery

  • Coronary artery bypass grafts