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Mavi Ayfer - - 2002
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to assess the anatomic variations in the origin of the left circumflex coronary artery in a Turkish population. METHOD: This study was carried out at the Sani Konukoklu Medical Center, Gaziantep, Turkey, during the period January 1999 through to May 2001. The angiographic ...
Ando Makoto - - 2002
OBJECTIVE: Results of the repair of anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) have improved. Direct implantation of the anomalous coronary artery into the ascending aorta establishes a dual-coronary system and is the goal of current surgical approaches. We report the development of our surgical ...
McMahon Colin J - - 2002
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery, also known as Garland-Bland-White syndrome, usually occurs as an isolated condition. We report an infant with caudal regression sequence diagnosed with interrupted aortic arch type B and type III aortopulmonary window, who was found to have anomalous origin of ...
Dodge-Khatami Ali - - 2002
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery is an extremely rare but potentially fatal congenital coronary anomaly. Prompt surgical reestablishment of a two-coronary system on diagnosis yields excellent results and allows progressive and nearly total myocardial recovery. Follow-up of all patients is required to assess the ...
Prifti Edvin - - 2002
We report a modified technique of right pulmonary artery implantation to the main pulmonary artery with interposition of a tube created from the great arterial wall for an anomalous origin of the right pulmonary artery from the right lateral aspect of the ascending aorta. This technique offers extra autologous tissue ...
Bimal Francis - - 2002
An asymptomatic boy underwent surgical correction of anomalous origin of left coronary artery from pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) with trans-pulmonary artery interruption and saphenous vein grafting to left anterior descending coronary artery. He developed a shunt through the re-canalised pulmonary artery end of the ALCAPA which was successfully embolised using a ...
Hruda J - - 2002
A 5-month-old infant with aorto-right ventricular tunnel, pulmonary stenosis and a sole supply of the left coronary artery from the tunnel underwent closure of the ventricular end of the tunnel, subsequent to balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty. Care was taken not to obstruct the aortic end of the tunnel in order to ...
Giroux Sylvie K - - 2002
Anomalous aortic origin of the right coronary artery is a rare coronary anomaly which, in a minority of cases, can cause clinical manifestations such as ischemic chest pain or arrhythmic syncope. We describe a case of anomalous aortic origin of the right coronary artery characterized by signs of left heart ...
Iyisoy Atila - - 2002
Anomalous origin of the right coronary artery arising from the left anterior descending artery (LAD) is a very rare coronary anomaly. It has previously been reported in only six adult cases. In this report, we present a patient with an anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the LAD. ...
Kimball Thomas R - - 2002
Traditional health evaluations are performed while the patient is at rest. Stress echocardiography extends these examinations by providing data in a physiologic setting more closely mimicking the typically active state of children. The test represents a fusion of the fields of two-dimensional echocardiography and cardiovascular stress testing and can be ...
Rentoukas Elias - - 2002
A 54-year-old man developed unstable angina pectoris and was found to have both an anomalous left coronary artery, which arose from the right sinus of Valsalva and followed an intramyocardial (septal) course, and severe atherosclerotic stenosis of the mid-right coronary artery. Stress perfusion imaging showed ischemia in the distribution of ...
Takase Kei - - 2002
PURPOSE: To assess the ability of multi-detector row helical computed tomography (CT) to depict the artery of Adamkiewicz. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Seventy patients with vascular diseases underwent multi-detector row helical CT of the entire aorta and iliac arteries. The artery of Adamkiewicz was examined on multiplanar and curved planar reformation ...
Ayalp Resat - - 2002
OBJECTIVE: The estimate frequency of anatomic variations in origin of the right coronary artery in a Turkish population. MATERIAL AND METHOD: The angiographic data of 5253 consecutive adults patients undergoing coronary angiography were analysed retrospectively for the diagnosis of anomalous origin of the right coronary artery. RESULTS: Among 5253 adults ...
Jung Mi-Jin - - 2002
We report a case of anomalous origin of the right pulmonary artery from the ascending aorta that was diagnosed by fetal ultrasound at 21 weeks of gestation. The clue to the diagnosis was present in the three-vessel view, this being one of the views that we use for fetal cardiac ...
O'Blenes Stacy B - - 2002
Coronary arteries with anomalous origin from the aorta can be at risk during aortic valve procedures. We report a case of origin of the circumflex and left coronary artery from the proximal right coronary artery in a patient with a bicuspid aortic valve and aortic root aneurysm. Attention to the ...
Massih Tony Abdel - - 2002
We report a 12-year-old child with anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the right coronary aortic sinus, the artery taking a proximal intramural course. The anomalous artery was reimplanted into the left coronary aortic sinus. Postoperative stenosis was successfully treated with percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and implantation of a ...
Glaspy Jeffrey N - - 2002
We describe the case of a 44-year-old male with anomalous pulmonary artery origin of the left main coronary artery who was successfully resuscitated after sudden cardiac death with use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) in the workplace. The diagnosis was made on emergency cardiac catheterization and treated with surgical ...
Jalal Anjum - - 2002
We report a case of anomalous course of the right coronary artery in the wall of right atrium which was encountered during coronary artery bypass surgery. As the stenotic lesion in the vessel was proximal, the large posterior descending branch of the right coronary was grafted. Such an anomalous course ...
Reul Ross M - - 2002
The surgical treatment of coronary artery anomalies continues to evolve. The most common coronary artery anomalies requiring surgical intervention include coronary artery fistulae, anomalous pulmonary origins of the coronary arteries, and anomalous aortic origins of the coronary arteries. The choice of surgical intervention for each type of coronary anomaly depends ...
Cohen Mauricio G - - 2002
Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in an anomalous right coronary artery arising from the left sinus of valsalva can be technically challenging because of difficulty in selectively cannulating the vessel. We present two cases of successful stent implantation in an anomalous right coronary artery arising from the left sinus of valsalva. ...
Shinkawa Takeshi - - 2002
A 10-year-old girl with anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery underwent a two coronary system reconstruction with a new technique. Her left coronary artery was stenotic next to its origin and had a severe adhesion with the aorta. We made a bypass grafting between the ...
Misawa Yoshio - - 2002
We experienced three cases with anomalous right coronary arteries during aortic valve surgery. By rotating a Freestyle bioprosthesis by a subcoronary technique, the anomalous artery was secured in one patient. The anomalous artery was injured during the routine aortotomy incision in another patient; a saphenous vein graft was interposed between ...
Hariharan Ramesh - - 2002
When intervention is indicated for anomalous origination of a coronary artery from the opposite sinus, stent-angioplasty may seem more attractive than coronary artery bypass grafting. However, in the case of anomalous origination of a coronary artery from the opposite sinus, the anatomy is quite different from that encountered in atherosclerotic ...
Kim Tae Sung - - 2002
To assess the radiologic findings of systemic arterial supply to the normal basal segments of the left lower lobe, chest radiographs and CT scans of all 11 patients were reviewed retrospectively by two chest radiologists. On posteroanterior chest radiographs (n = 11), the anomalous systemic artery arising from the descending ...
Lee Meng-Luen - - 2002
The authors report the imaging characteristics of the anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery in a 6 1/2-month-old male infant using electrocardiography, echocardiography, angiography, and electron-beam computed tomography. The patient presented with tachycardia, prolonged and interrupted feeding, failure to thrive, and myocardial infarction, and after ...
Wild Philipp S - - 2002
The anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the main pulmonary trunk (also known as Bland-White-Garland syndrome) is a rare congenital malformation that occurs in 0.4% of patients with cardiac anomalies. We present an adult case (a 58-year-old woman) of atypical Bland-White-Garland syndrome. The patient displayed a stenosis at ...
Malec E - - 2001
Abnormal origin of the coronary artery in children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome is an extremely rare defect. We describe a newborn with concomitant hypoplastic left heart syndrome and abnormal origin of the left coronary artery arising from the right pulmonary artery. A Norwood procedure and direct reimplantation of the ...
Basso C - - 2001
Unlike sudden cardiac death in adults and elderly people, sudden cardiac death in young people (< or =35 years) is often triggered by nonatherosclerotic coronary artery disease, either acquired (arteritis, spontaneous dissection) or congenital in origin. In particular, congenital coronary artery malformations were reported as the cause of 5%-35% of ...
Beach L - - 2001
Anomalous origin of 4 separate coronary ostia from a single coronary sinus has rarely been reported. We report what is to our knowledge a previously undescribed variation characterized by the left anterior descending, left ramus, left circumflex, and right coronary arteries originating from separate ostia in the right sinus of ...
Werner B - - 2001
BACKGROUND: Anomalies of the coronary arteries in children occur very rarely. Congenital coronary anomalies may be isolated, or they may accompany other congenital heart defects, such as Fallot's Syndrome, transposition of the great arteries, or pulmonary atresia. The most common cause of acquired abnormalities of the coronary vessels in children ...
Nakajima H - - 2001
A modified procedure to create an alternative ostium for the left coronary artery was successfully carried out in a patient having anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the right coronary sinus of the aorta. The proximal portion of the artery had an intramural course. The newly constructed orifice ...
Amanullah M M - - 2001
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery requires surgical correction. A surgical technique is presented. Two infants underwent re-implantation of their anomalous left coronary arteries by creating a tunnel using autogenous aortic and pulmonary arterial walls. The advantage of this technique is that the new left ...
Icardo J M - - 2001
This paper reports on the origin and distribution of the coronary arteries in normal mice and in mice of the iv/iv strain, which show situs inversus and heterotaxia. The coronary arteries were studied by direct observation of the aortic sinuses with the scanning electron microscope, and by examination of vascular ...
Tejada J G - - 2001
A rare case of an anomalous left coronary artery arising from the right sinus of Valsalva associated with bicuspid aortic valve is presented. This case is unique because these congenital anomalies were associated with rheumatic mitral stenosis. This anomalous coronary origin was found at catheterization before balloon mitral valvuloplasty. The ...
Ashizawa K - - 2001
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to describe the characteristic findings in each imaging modality of anomalous systemic arterial supply to normal basal segments of the left lower lobe of the lung. METHOD: Five patients with anomalous systemic arterial supply to normal basal segments of the left lower lobe ...
Gerlis L M - - 2001
An infant with a cardiac murmur was found to have a patent arterial duct and an anomalous left pulmonary artery. The duct was surgically ligated at the age of 8 months, and she remained free of cardiac or respiratory symptoms up to her death at 6 years from an unrelated ...
Hildreth B - - 2001
A rare and striking echocardiographic finding with color-flow Doppler--visualization of intercoronary collaterals within the ventricular septum--in an asymptomatic 5-year-old girl is reported. It strongly suggests anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery. Several additional echocardiographic features can secure the diagnosis and allow one to proceed with ...
Giardini A - - 2001
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary arteries is a rare and life-threatening defect, usually needing prompt surgical correction during infancy. We describe the case of a young asymptomatic patient with this defect who underwent surgical reimplantation despite the absence of signs of myocardial ischemia, due to ...
Wagner A L - - 2001
The persistent hypoglossal artery is a rare perseverance of an embryonic vessel connecting the anterior and posterior circulations and is generally considered to be an incidental finding. This is a case of a patient with an atherosclerotic narrowing at the origin of the persistent hypoglossal artery seen at 3D CT ...
Piegger J - - 2001
Coronary artery anomalies, especially variations in the level of origin, are frequent. In most cases, the origin lies just a few millimeters superior to the supravalvular ridge; ectopic origins of more than one centimeter above this border are rare. We report a case in which the right coronary artery arises ...
Liu Q - - 2001
OBJECTIVE: To examine the microsurgical anatomy and clinical significance of an anomalous origin of the ophthalmic artery from the middle meningeal artery. METHODS: In the course of an anatomic study of the cavernous sinus, an anomalous ophthalmic artery arising from the middle meningeal artery was found. To further define the ...
Samarendra P - - 2001
Anomalous origin of the circumflex coronary artery from the right sinus of Valsalva is the most common coronary anomaly and is usually considered benign. Although several researchers in the past believed that aberrancy predisposes this vessel to accelerated atherosclerosis, this could not get wide acceptance owing to lack of convincing ...
Fountain-Dommer R R - - 2001
The branching patterns of the pulmonary arteries may vary, with one or more lobes of the left lung being supplied by a branch originating from the right pulmonary artery-a condition termed partial anomalous left pulmonary artery. If this anomalous branch courses anterior and inferior to the trachea, it is unlikely ...
Frommelt P C - - 2001
Four cases are discussed in which anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the right sinus of Valsalva was identified prospectively by transthoracic echocardiography when the anomalous coronary passed between the great arteries. Color Doppler flow mapping was a critical component in identifying the anomalous coronary, particularly when the ...
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Bronchial artery embolisation (BAE) is an accepted method of controlling haemoptysis in patients with cystic fibrosis. However, anomalous origin of the bronchial arteries, documented in anatomical and angiographic studies, makes the procedure more difficult and increases the number of recurrences. Clinical records and films from three patients affected by cystic ...
Do─čan R - - 2001
The aortic origin of one pulmonary artery branch, so-called hemitruncus, is a rare congenital anomaly with poor prognosis. In this report, an additional patient is presented. The patient, a 60-day-old male infant with the right pulmonary artery originating from the ascending aorta was operated successfully. Postoperative catheterization demonstrated normal flow ...
Karolczak M A - - 2001
We present the case of 15-year-old asymptomatic girl referred to our institution with the diagnosis of mitral valve prolapse and a suspicion of coronary artery fistula. Detailed diagnostics revealed Bland-White-Garland syndrome (B-W-G) with tortuous aneurysmatic right coronary artery (9 mm in diameter). In addition, on surgery, multiple collateral vessels between ...
Ibrahim M - - 2001
Partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection to the coronary sinus is rare. This anomaly is even more rare in the absence of interatrial communication. Usually, the anomalous right pulmonary veins drain to the right atrium or venae cavae, while the anomalous left veins connect to the coronary sinus or left innominate ...
Celik H H - - 2001
In a retrospective review of 81 upper extremity arteriograms, 8 (9.8%) origin anomalies of the major arteries were detected. High origin of the radial artery from the brachial artery was the most frequent variation, found in 7 (8.6%) cases representing 87.5% of all variations in this series. In one case, ...
Hsu C Y - - 2001
We present a rare case of angiographically confirmed dural arteriovenous fistula supplied mainly by the posterior meningeal artery with bilateral anomalous origins from the bilateral ascending pharyngeal arteries. The bilaterality of the origins of the posterior meningeal artery is important in the angiographic diagnosis and management of a dural vascular ...
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