Coronary‐subclavian steal: An unusual cause of angina pectoris after successful internal mammary‐coronary artery bypass grafting

Jeffrey A. Breall, Ducksoo Kim, Donald S. Baim, John J. Skillman, William Grossman

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Coronary‐subclavian steal syndrome is a rare cause of angina pectoris after bypass grafting using the internal mammary artery. We report the 11th case in the literature and review the pathophysiology and treatment of this disorder. We also review appropriate screening for this possibly increasing, yet preventable disorder.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)274-276
Number of pages3
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1991



  • coronary‐subclavian steal syndrome
  • internal mammary artery
  • pathophysiology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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