A 37-year-old female asked:
Chronic total radial artery occlusion in right hand with collateral flow in ulnar and intraosseous artery. what course of action would u.advise?
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Thoracic Surgery 25 years experience
Probably harmless: I doubt that cto of the radial artery will cause much problem. I harvest the radial artery frequently for coronary bypass, usually in the non-dominant arm. As long as you have good ulnar collateral refill, it wont cause you any long term problems.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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