Subclavian artery stenosis can cause a flow reversal—so-called steal—not only in the ipsilateral vertebral artery, but also in the internal mammary artery in patients with a history of coronary-artery bypass grafting. Subclavian artery stenosis is also associated with peripheral artery disease elsewhere. We report a novel finding of axillo-femoral bypass steal due to subclavian artery stenosis identified by vascular ultrasonography.
- Bypass steal
- Peripheral artery disease
- Subclavian artery stenosis
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine