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Yamamoto Shu - - 2006
A case of anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the pulmonary artery in a 73-year-old man is presented. The patient had been suffering from chronic heart failure with mitral and tricuspid regurgitation and atrial fibrillation for two years. Surgical repair was performed successfully, including ligation of the right ...
Funabashi Nobusada - - 2006
A 53-year-old female presented to our hospital because of an abnormal shadow on chest X-ray. She had previously undergone surgical removal of a pheochromocytoma. Enhanced multislice CT was performed and three-dimensional volume rendered images revealed two tumors in the thorax and neck, suggesting pheochromocytoma. There was an aberrant artery originating ...
Das Paul K - - 2006
Intervention to anomalous coronaries can present specific challenges: non-standard guide catheters may be required to provide adequate access and support, the course of the arteries can be tortuous with sharp angulations, and they may subtend a critical area of myocardium. We present the first report of percutaneous coronary intervention to ...
Hershey Jeffrey - - 2006
Approximately 0.3% to 2% of patients may have anomalous origins of the coronary arteries. Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery (LCA) or left anterior descending (LAD) artery from the right sinus has been well described. In persons in whom the course involves an interarterial track between the aorta (Ao) ...
Parale G P - - 2006
Anomalous origin of Left Coronary Artery from Pulmonary Artery (ALCAPA) is a rare congenital anomaly. Its survival into adulthood is further rare. Clinical manifestations result from evolving morphological - functional alterations in pulmonary circulation that occur after the birth. We report a case of 43 year old adult patient with ...
Durán A C - - 2006
This study describes the coronary artery distribution patterns associated with the anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the right side of the aortic valve in Syrian hamsters. The hearts of 15 affected animals were examined by means of a corrosion-cast technique, histology and scanning electron microscopy. The hamsters ...
Yamada Yoshitaka - - 2006
A 31-year-old man presented with typical trigeminal neuralgia caused by an anomalous variant type of anterior inferior cerebellar artery (AICA) directly branching from the primitive trigeminal artery (PTA). Three-dimensional computed tomography angiography, magnetic resonance angiography, and magnetic resonance cisternography disclosed that this anomalous artery originated from the PTA and coursed ...
Choong Cliff K - - 2006
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery is rare and more so in the adult. Reimplantation of the left main coronary into the aorta is successful in early life, but it may be more difficult in the adult who had a previous repair. We report a ...
Tubbs R Shane - - 2006
OBJECT: An anomalous vertebral artery (VA) position can jeopardize an otherwise successful procedure, such as a posterior cranial fossa decompression for hindbrain herniation, and may increase the propensity for VA occlusion. METHODS: The authors describe the detailed anatomy of the entrance site of the VA in adult human crania in ...
Chaudhari Milind - - 2006
Common arterial trunk is frequently associated with anomalies of coronary arterial origin and distribution. We describe two infants in whom coronary intervention was performed during the repair of common arterial trunk, with reversal of ischaemic left ventricular dysfunction. We discuss the surgical implications of recognition of the coronary arterial anomalies ...
Tindall A J - - 2006
PURPOSE: To assess the prevalence of proximal high-origin anterior tibial artery and its surgical significance. METHODS: 100 knees were prospectively studied using colour Doppler ultrasonography. No patient had a history of lower-limb arterial pathology or previous knee surgery. All ultrasound images were assessed by a single experienced vascular technician to ...
Chen Qiang - - 2006
A 6-week-old infant presenting in heart failure was suspected on echocardiography of having anomalous origin of the whole coronary circulation from the pulmonary artery arising from a single ostium. This was confirmed at operation, and the child underwent successful correction. The management of cardiopulmonary bypass and myocardial protection in this ...
Kim So Yeon - - 2006
Congenital abnormalities of the coronary arteries are an uncommon but important cause of chest pain and, in some cases of hemodynamically significant abnormalities, sudden cardiac death. For several decades, premorbid diagnosis of coronary artery anomalies has been made with conventional angiography. However, this imaging technique has limitations due to its ...
Carr John Alfred - - 2006
An anomalous coronary artery to pulmonary artery fistula with concomitant aneurysmal dilation is quite rare, especially in the elderly. We present a case report of an 86-year-old female who presented with congestive heart failure from severe mitral regurgitation and was found to have such a coronary anomaly on preoperative angiography. ...
Murala John S K - - 2006
Various techniques have been described for management of anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery presenting in adults. Three patients, 1 male and 2 females, aged 27-37 years, underwent transpulmonary pericardial patch closure with concomitant left internal thoracic artery anastomosis to the left anterior descending artery, ...
Tai Tetsu-o - - 2006
This study was performed to investigate causes of various types of topographical relationship between the lateral circumflex femoral artery (L) and the saphenous nerve (S). Femoral artery (F), deep femoral artery (P), L and S of 186 legs of 93 Japanese adult cadavers were submitted to anatomy. Further, the levels ...
Pisacane Carlo - - 2006
Anomalous origin of the left main coronary artery from the pulmonary artery, also known as Bland-White-Garland syndrome, is a rare malformation. Few patients survive past childhood without surgical repair, and up to 90% die suddenly at a mean age of 35 years. We describe a case of a 60-year-old patient ...
Schreiber Christian - - 2006
Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery from the incorrect coronary sinus of Valsalva is a rare congenital cardiac defect that is associated with an increased risk of sudden death. In most of these defects, the anomalous coronary artery takes an intramural course between the great arteries and leaves the ...
Tourmousoglou Christos - - 2006
During recent years, anatomic variations of coronary arteries have been described with the aid of elective coronary arteriography. We report a case of anomalous origin of the stenosed circumflex artery from the right coronary artery. The patient was operated upon successfully, and the right internal mammary artery was placed on ...
Angelini Paolo - - 2006
Anomalous origination of a coronary artery can have serious, even fatal, consequences. Intravascular ultrasonography has recently provided new insights into anomalous coronary artery origination from the opposite sinus of Valsalva. On the basis of these insights, we describe 3 typical forms of this anomaly with left coronary artery involvement, including ...
Lorenz Elizabeth C - - 2006
Coronary artery anomalies are a frequently neglected topic in cardiology. However, they are an important cause of cardiac ischemia and sudden death. Anomalous pulmonary artery and anomalous aortic origins of the coronaries are 2 major types of coronary artery anomalies. This article will examine the occurrence of these anomalies in ...
Cleuziou Julie - - 2006
Hypoplastic left heart syndrome in association with an anomalous origin of a coronary artery from the pulmonary artery is a very rare congenital malformation. In the few reported cases, the left coronary artery or the circumflex artery arises from the right pulmonary artery. We describe a newborn who presented with ...
Bolcal Cengiz - - 2006
Coronary anomalies may be isolated defects or accompany congenital malformations of the heart. The determination of these anomalies is important in the treatment approach and the surgical procedure in bypass and valve surgery. The present article reports on clinical and angiographic findings in two patients with coronary artery anomalies -one ...
Nef Holger M - - 2007
The presence of an aberrant origin of left main coronary artery from the right sinus of valsalva passing between the aorta ascendens and pulmonary trunk is one of the anomalies most frequently associated with malignant clinical events, and surgical treatment is recommended. We report of a 64-year-old patient with a ...
Greenway Steven C - - 2006
This report describes two infants with an aortopulmonary window in association with anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the pulmonary artery. In both cases the diagnosis was made pre-operatively by transthoracic echocardiography, with the initial clue being extensive collateral flow within the myocardium. In each case there was ...
Hekmat Manouchehr - - 2005
Coronary artery anomalies are common among patients with tetralogy of Fallot. One hundred and thirty-five patients (80 males and 55 females) with tetralogy of Fallot who underwent repair between 1995 and 2002 were studied to determine the incidence of coronary anomalies in Iranian patients. Eight (5.9%) patients (4 males and ...
Kostolny Martin - - 2005
A 1-month-old patient was brought to our institution with clinical signs of pulmonary hypertension. Cross-sectional echocardiography suggested a diagnosis of aortopulmonary window. At the time of surgery, we found that the right pulmonary artery was arising anomalously from the left side of the ascending aorta, but was also connected to ...
Porto Italo - - 2005
We report on a case of anomalous right coronary artery with interarterial course which caused severe symptoms and was treated percutaneously after failed bypass surgery. Using intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) guidance, a drug eluting stent was placed at the ostium of the anomalous artery, correcting both the baseline narrowing and the ...
Catanzaro John N - - 2005
Congenital anomalies of the coronary arteries are relatively uncommon conditions and have been associated with sudden cardiac death (SCD) in children. Although anomalous coronary artery distribution is widely reported in the literature, no articles to date address the origin of both the right (RCA) and left coronary arteries (LCA) from ...
De Rosa Gabriella - - 2005
Congenital anomalous origins of the coronary arteries represents a rare but well-described cause of myocardial ischemia and sudden death. Left coronary artery (LCA) arising from the right sinus of Valsalva is a rare congenital coronary anomaly that seems to be commonly associated with sudden death in young trained athletes. The ...
Burbank Nicole S - - 2005
We present the case of an anomalous origin of the left anterior cerebral artery (ACA) from the supraclinoid segment of the right internal carotid artery. Because of improved imaging quality, anomalies of the ACA-anterior communicating artery (AComA) complex are increasingly recognized on transaxial images. Although most of these anomalies are ...
Czekajska-Chehab E - - 2005
Coronary artery anomalies occur in approximately in 1-2% of the population. The split origin of branches of the left coronary artery is a relatively common anomaly, usually with no significant observable impairment of cardiac function. The application of multi-slice computed tomography (MSCT) for cardiac imaging is increasing and becoming, along ...
Durán Ana C - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Solitary coronary ostium in the aorta (SCOA) is a rare anomaly, the pathogenesis of which remains uncertain. The lack of an animal model is one of the reasons why little understanding of this question has been gained. The aim was to examine the coronary distribution patterns associated with SCOA ...
Sato Yuichi - - 2005
Anomalous origin of the right coronary artery (RCA) is a rare condition, but may cause myocardial ischemia and sudden death. Multislice computed tomography, which allows three-dimensional visualization of the coronary artery with high spatial resolution, may be the most promising imaging modality for diagnosing this anomaly. We describe a patient ...
Kim Chi Kyung - - 2005
An anomalous origin of a coronary artery is a rare congenital anomaly. Conventionally, the diagnosis of coronary artery anomalies is performed by coronary angiography. Currently developed multidetector computed tomography has permitted better definition of the coronary arteries, however. Multidetector computed tomography could be used effectively in the diagnosis and evaluation ...
Wasson Sanjeev - - 2005
Anomalous origin of coronary arteries is discovered incidentally during coronary arteriography or at autopsy, and awareness among angiographers is required. We describe a case with a rare combination of a single coronary artery originating from the right sinus of Valsalva associated with an absent left anterior descending artery and a ...
Tacar Orhan - - 2005
Anomaly of the left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery arising from the right sinus of valsalva is frequently seen with tetralogy of Fallot (TOF). The association of the LAD coronary artery with ventricular septal defect (VSD) is uncommon. We described an anomalous origin of the LAD coronary artery from the ...
Memisoglu Esat - - 2005
The ectopic origination of a coronary artery from the opposite sinus is a rare condition, often discovered as an incidental finding during invasive catheter angiography performed for the evaluation of atherosclerotic coronary artery disease. Although most patients lack hemodynamic significance, a small fraction of these anomalies have been associated with ...
Laureti Joseph M - - 2005
We present two brothers with anomalous origin of left coronary artery from the right sinus of Valsalva. Screening of other members of the family revealed no coronary artery anomalies. The likelihood of finding such a rare anomaly in two members of a family by chance alone is extremely small; extensive ...
Yilmaz Remzi - - 2005
Intramural course of coronary arteries is a well known phenomenon on autopsy. On angiography, however, it is usually seen in relation to the left anterior descending artery. Clinically, this entity may be associated with myocardial ischemia, infarction or sudden cardiac death. In this case, we report an unusual angiographic finding ...
Asai Katsuyuki - - 2005
A 30-year-old man was admitted to our hospital because of hemoptysis. Digital subtraction aortography revealed an anomalous systemic artery (10 mm diameter) from the descending thoracic aorta to the basal segments of the left lung. The presence of another smaller aberrant artery from the abdominal aorta was strongly suspected on ...
Lee Geoff - - 2005
An iatrogenic intramural hematoma (IMH) localized in the ascending aorta is a rare and potentially life-threatening complication following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). We describe the case of an ascending aortic IMH after the PCI of an anomalous right coronary artery. Early extension of the hematoma was observed during transesophageal echocardiography; ...
Katoh Marcus - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: The aim of our study was to determine the prevalence of anomalous right coronary artery imitation due to motion artifacts in MDCT. Routine chest MDCT for reasons other than cardiac or vascular imaging is usually performed using breath-hold technique but without retrospective ECG gating and consequently yields pulsating motion ...
Liberman L - - 2005
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery is a cause of sudden death in adolescents and young adults. Most commonly, it originates from the right coronary sinus or the pulmonary artery. Origin of the left main coronary artery from the non-coronary sinus of Valsalva is extremely rare. We report a ...
Allen D R - - 2005
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery is a rare congenital anomaly that, if left untreated, will most often result in severe myocardial ischemia and significant morbidity and mortality. We report an unusual presentation of this defect in a 2-month-old infant who had an initial complaint ...
Levy Eli - - 2005
Anomalous pulmonary artery arising from the aorta is a rare congenital anomaly. The midterm results of repair of this malformation by Gore-Tex graft interposition were examined in 5 patients: 3 with anomalous right pulmonary artery and 2 with anomalous left pulmonary artery from the ascending aorta. Echocardiography was adequate in ...
Memisoglu Esat - - 2005
The objective of this study was to compare the anatomic course of anomalous coronary arteries by axial and three-dimensional volume-rendered electron beam computed tomography (EBCT) angiography and X-ray catheter angiography (CAG). We performed a blinded study where patients who previously underwent CAG with (n = 14) and without (n = ...
Fujiwara K - - 2005
A case of tetralogy of Fallot associated with anomalous origin of the right pulmonary artery from the ascending aorta and hypoplastic left pulmonary artery was successfully repaired. Following the simultaneous procedure with banding of the right pulmonary artery and replacement of modified Blalock-Taussig shunt to the left pulmonary artery at ...
Asano M - - 2005
To reduce the right ventricular (RV) pressure and the pressure gradient between the RV and the pulmonary artery (PA) in Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) with small pulmonary annulus, it is inevitable to enlarge the small annulus by incising and patching from RV to PA via PA annulus. If the anomalous ...
Ruzmetov M - - 2005
Anomalous coronary artery (ACA) anatomy occurs in 2-9% of patients with tetralogy of Fallot (TOF), in which the left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) originates from the right coronary artery (RCA) crossing the right ventricular outflow tract. The purpose of this study was to review our results of repair for ...
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