Coronary-Subclavian Steal Syndrome


Coronary Subclavian Steal Syndrome

Syndrome, Coronary-Subclavian Steal

Syndromes, Coronary-Subclavian Steal

A complication of INTERNAL MAMMARY-CORONARY ARTERY ANASTOMOSIS whereby an occlusion or stenosis of the proximal SUBCLAVIAN ARTERY causes a reversal of the blood flow away from the CORONARY CIRCULATION, through the grafted INTERNAL MAMMARY ARTERY (internal thoracic artery), and back to the distal subclavian distribution.