Internal Thoracic Artery

In human anatomy, the internal thoracic artery (ITA), previously known as the internal mammary artery (a name still common among surgeons), is an artery that supplies the anterior chest wall and the breasts. It is a paired artery, with one running along each side of the sternum, to continue after its bifurcation as the superior epigastric and musculophrenic arteries.

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Anterior Intercostal Branches Of Internal Thoracic Artery
... The Anterior intercostal branches of internal thoracic artery supply the upper five or six intercostal spaces ... The internal thoracic artery then divides into the superior epigastric artery and musculophrenic artery ... below, and anastomose with the posterior intercostal arteries from the thoracic aorta ...
Internal Thoracic Artery - Additional Images
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