Where is the conduit harvested from for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)?

Updated: Dec 04, 2019
  • Author: Rohit Shahani, MD, MS, MCh; Chief Editor: Karlheinz Peter, MD, PhD  more...
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Answer

Sites from which the conduit can be harvested include the following:

  • Saphenous vein

  • Left internal thoracic (mammary) artery (LITA)

  • Radial artery

  • Right internal thoracic (mammary) artery (RITA)

  • Right gastroepiploic artery

  • Inferior epigastric artery

  • Short saphenous vein

  • Cephalic vein and upper extremity vein


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