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Yoshimoto Sachiko - - 2004
This report describes a patient with a single coronary artery in whom the right coronary artery originated from the distal left circumflex artery. Single coronary artery is a rare congenital anomaly of the coronary circulation which is often associated with other congenital cardiac malformations. This anomaly is thought to be ...
Radha Anil Sivadasan - - 2004
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the right pulmonary artery is a very rare congenital anomaly, and its occurrence with coarctation of the aorta has been reported in very few patients. We report a neonate where the coronary anomaly was missed preoperatively and diagnosed after repair of the ...
Simic P P Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia. - - 2004
A previously unreported anomalous branch of the left common carotid artery (LCCA) was observed during dissection at the Zagreb Medical School. The anomalous branch arose from the anterior surface of the LCCA approximately 2 cm superior to the aortic arch, and subsequently bifurcated into a right and left branch. We ...
Burke Allen P - - 2004
We present a case of sudden death due to spontaneous acute coronary artery dissection. In addition, there was a healing spontaneous coronary dissection, intramural coronary artery dysplasia, and an anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the pulmonary trunk. The coincidence of multiple spontaneous coronary dissections, coronary arterial dysplasia, ...
Radek Teresa - - 2004
This investigation was conducted on 30 adult, male and female budgerigars. The thyroid and parathyroid glands adhere to each other on both sides of the body and are surrounded by a common connective tissue capsule. The glandular "cluster" on the right side was cranial and dorsal in relation to that ...
Nguyen Thanh M - - 2004
This description of five cases brings to 37 the total number of reported patients in whom atherosclerotic lesions of anomalously arising coronary arteries have been stented. One-half of these have been right coronary arteries arising from the left sinus of Valsalva, followed in frequency by branches of single coronary arteries ...
Amasyali Basri - - 2004
A 62-year-old man with hypertension and hypercholesterolemia was referred to our unit for evaluation of chest pain. A very rare variant of single coronary artery, in which the anomalous right coronary artery originated as a separate branch from the left anterior descending artery, was incidentally found on his coronary angiography. ...
De Luca Leonardo - - 2004
Anomalous coronary arteries (ACAs) may be clinically silent and totally benign or associated with catastrophic and fatal presentations. It has been postulated that the proximal course of an ACA is a decisive factor in risk stratification and surgical approach. Particularly, a course between the aorta and pulmonary trunk carries a ...
Kapoor Aditya - - 2004
We report a case in which all three coronary arteries were originating from the right aortic sinus via separate ostia, and angioplasty of the normally arising right coronary artery was performed. In addition, the conal artery was also originating separately from same sinus, actually leading to a quadriostial origin of ...
Tubbs R Shane - - 2004
We report an elderly male cadaver with unilateral anomalous continuation of the ascending cervical artery as the occipital artery. The ascending cervical artery was enlarged from its origin and supplied segmental branches through the intervertebral foramina. At the upper cervical spine, the ascending cervical artery continued as the occipital artery ...
Ghersin Eduard - - 2004
16 slice multidetector CT findings of an anomalous right coronary artery originating from the left sinus of Valsalva are presented. Multidetector CT depicted the malignant coronary anomaly in great anatomic detail as well as enabled dynamic evaluation through the cardiac cycle, documenting a substantial reduction in arterial diameter during peak ...
Prifti Edvin - - 2004
OBJECTIVES: The aim was to review our experience with the surgical repair of the anomalous origin of the right pulmonary artery (AORPA) from the aorta. MATERIALS AND METHOD: Between January 1991 and March 2001, five patients with AORPA underwent surgical correction. One patient presented isolated AOPA from the aorta. Implantation ...
De Luca L - - 2004
In this rare case, a patient had an anomalous right coronary artery originating from the left sinus of Valsalva coursing between the great vessels. He presented with symptoms and computed tomograms suggestive of an acute aortic dissection.
Park Jaechan - - 2004
The authors report the first known case in which an anomalous collateral artery was found to connect the proximal A2 segment with the middle of the M1 segment. This rarity was associated with atresia of the T-shaped internal carotid artery bifurcation. Two aneurysms had developed on a tortuous and tangled ...
Nano Mario - - 2004
BACKGROUND: No agreement has been found in the literature concerning the safest point of ligation of the inferior mesenteric artery (ima) in order to avoid nerve damage during the surgery of rectal cancer. STUDY DESIGN: The distance between the origin of the ima and the left paraortic trunk was measured, ...
Mosieri Jackmerry - - 2004
Isolation of the left subclavian artery (LSCA) or its anomalous origin from the pulmonary artery (PA) has been documented in several cases, especially in association with a right-sided aortic arch. Similar anomalies involving the right subclavian artery (RSCA) are less frequent. Anomalous origin of the RSCA from the PA in ...
D'Alto Michele - - 2004
We report a case of an anomalous origin of the right pulmonary artery (RPA) from the ascending aorta diagnosed at echocardiography at 13 days of age. The diagnostic clue was relieved in the suprasternal and parasternal high short-axis views, showing aorto-RPA continuity with a systolic flow in the left pulmonary ...
Pejkovic Bozena - - 2004
During routine anatomical dissection we found an unusual case of origin of the right bronchial artery from a common stem with the inferior thyroid artery, which arose from the internal thoracic artery. Anatomical variations of the origin of bronchial arteries are very frequent and numerous, and their recognition may be ...
Nerantzis Christos E - - 2004
In this study, we tried to resolve the confusion in the literature regarding the existence and course of Kugel's artery. With the aid of a new technique, we studied 100 human hearts ex vivo by radiography and by direct observation through dissection, to demonstrate anatomical and postmortem angiographic findings of ...
Hallio─člu Olgu - - 2004
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is a clinical entity characterized by myocardial necrosis which becomes symptomatic shortly after birth; survival beyond infancy is uncommon because of severe left heart failure. To our knowledge, it is rare for an ALCAPA patient to survive to ...
Czekajska-Chehab - - 2004
The anomalous origin and course of coronary vessels are rare and in some cases may lead to the symptoms of heart ischaemia. The paper presents the case of a 63-year-old patient with angina pectoris evaluated in ECG-gated multi-slice CT and coronarography in whom the concomitant ectopic origin of the recessive ...
Holomanova A - - 2004
The authors present a short historical view of the origin of anatomic terms of some arteries and veins. By analysing the historic anatomic terminology the authors point out that various developmental stages of anatomy had an impact on anatomic language. During the formation of particular terms, instead of prefering the ...
Dawn Buddhadeb - - 2003
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to examine the use of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) in the identification and flow characterization of congenital coronary anomalies. BACKGROUND: Congenital coronary anomalies in adults are rare but may cause serious cardiac complications. The use of TEE in evaluation of this entity has not ...
Bolt Isabel - - 2003
We describe a neonate presenting with a cholestatic jaundice due to Alagille syndrome. On echocardiography as part of the diagnostic work-up, we noted a slight dilation of the normally functioning left ventricle at the initial examination in the third week of life. Over the next 2 weeks, serial echocardiograms showed ...
Gowda Ramesh M - - 2003
Coronary anomalies may be a part of complex congenital malformations of the heart or be an isolated defect. Anomalous coronary arteries are associated with a higher incidence of congenital heart diseases, but do not appear to be associated with an increased risk for development of coronary atherosclerosis. Coronary anomalies are ...
Barth Mary Jane - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Several operative approaches are utilized for the management of anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery, each with some limitation. The long-term results of a technique that facilitates direct and tension-free implantation of the anomalous artery to the aorta in all patients are described. METHODS: ...
Rigatelli Gianluca - - 2003
Many fragmental classification of coronary artery anomalies (CAAs) exist, but a simple practical angiographic classification for angiographers has been never proposed. This study is aimed to suggest a simplified angiographic classification of congenital CAAs based on just a few univocal common angiographic patterns. The authors reviewed 5100 coronary angiographies in ...
Horisaki Takamatsu - - 2003
We present a 49-year-old female case of anomalous origin of the left main coronary artery from the pulmonary trunk. Multidetector computed tomography was performed, and 3-dimensional reconstruction of computed tomographic images found that the left main coronary artery originated from left sinus of the pulmonary trunk and the right coronary ...
Hsieh Yu-Cheng - - 2003
Anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the left main stem is a very rare congenital anomaly. The entrapment of its course between the aorta and pulmonary artery can cause dynamic blood flow limitation. We report a 68-year-old female presenting with recurrent chest pain and a positive treadmill exercise ...
McMurtry Kirk - - 2003
Anomalous origin of the right pulmonary artery from the ascending aorta is a rare congenital lesion with a high mortality and morbidity if early diagnosis is not made and correction is not undertaken. We describe the repair of such a lesion using a double-trapdoor technique of pulmonary artery reimplantation.
Frommelt Peter C - - 2003
OBJECTIVES: In this study, we sought to describe the mode of presentation, anatomic features, diagnostic techniques, and surgical outcome in a group of patients with anomalous origin of a coronary artery from the opposite sinus with an interarterial course between the great arteries (AOCA). BACKGROUND: Anomalous origin of a coronary ...
Karamichalis John M - - 2003
Anomalous origin of the left main coronary artery from the right anterior coronary sinus has been associated with high incidence of sudden death in young adults. We describe a simplified approach to this rare congenital anomaly, which avoids the need for commissural post resuspension or relocation of the coronary button.
Khouzam Rami - - 2003
A 57-year-old woman presented with classic exertional angina and was then discovered to have a rare coronary anomaly in which the left coronary artery originated from the right sinus of Valsalva. The diagnosis was made by coronary angiography and confirmed with computed tomography (CT). The patient then underwent surgical revascularization ...
Kawara Takemi - - 2003
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery is a rare congenital coronary artery anomaly that is often referred to as Bland White Garland syndrome. Most patients with this anomaly require surgical intervention early in life, and it is extremely rare that patients reach middle age without ...
Furukawa Kojiro - - 2003
A 41-year-old man was diagnosed with anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the left sinus of Valsalva with a slit ostium. Surgery was offered to the patient in view of his young age and the unpredictable natural history of the disease. Direct reimplantation of the right coronary artery ...
Bolognesi Roberto - - 2003
We report an exceptional case of ischemic heart disease due to the origin of the left coronary circumflex artery from the pulmonary artery in a 50-year-old woman. She had undergone surgery for aortic coarctation when she was 16 years old. This abnormality was associated with other congenital defects such as ...
Tamura Yoji - - 2003
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE: A variant type of the primitive trigeminal artery (PTA) is a rare anomalous vessel that originates from the internal carotid artery and directly supplies the territory of the anteroinferior cerebellar artery and/or the superior cerebellar artery. We report a case of trigeminal neuralgia associated with this PTA ...
Song Jinyoung - - 2003
The anomalous origin of the coronary artery in children is a rare disease. In particular, an anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery is a fatal condition in neonate with myocardial failure. A 46-month-old child with an anomalous origin of the left circumflex artery from the ...
Horike Kazuya - - 2003
A 69-year-old woman visited our hospital with general fatigue and shortness of breath on effort as the chief complaints. She was diagnosed as having tetralogy of Fallot, using cardiac ultrasonography. The cardiac catheterization findings showed that right venticular hypertension was at 114/5 mmHg, which was parallel to the left ventricular ...
Anil Kumar Dharmapuram - - 2003
The technique of direct transfer of an anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery to the aorta was modified. Using part of the lateral and anterior wall of the pulmonary artery as a flap in continuity with the coronary button as part of the transfer, a tension-free anastomosis is ...
Bunce Nicholas H - - 2003
PURPOSE: To evaluate a simplified protocol by using free-breathing three-dimensional (3D) coronary magnetic resonance (MR) angiography to determine the anatomy of anomalous coronary arteries, in particular the relationship of the vessels to the aortic root. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twenty-six patients (18 men, eight women; mean age, 50 years; age range, ...
Oshima Yoshihiro - - 2003
A 7-year-old girl underwent transannular patching under the mobilized anomalous right coronary artery across the right ventricular outflow to treat progressing infundibular stenosis 6 years after total repair of the tetralogy of Fallot. The procedure completely relieved recurrent stenosis. Simultaneous angiography of the coronary artery and right ventricle were useful ...
Ono Minoru - - 2003
We experienced two cases with anomalous origin of the left anterior descending artery (LAD) from the proximal right coronary artery requiring coronary artery bypass grafting. A 66-yr old female with a long history of angina and a positive stress test had the anomalous artery coursing anterior to the right ventricular ...
Baran Türker - - 2003
Anomalous muscular bands have been seen in the left ventricle and right and left atria. Although the significance of left ventricular false tendons and right atrial anomalous muscular bands have been reported previously, the importance of anomalous muscular bands observed in the left atrium is not clearly defined. They have ...
Selzman Craig H - - 2003
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is the most common congenital coronary artery defect. Left uncorrected, nearly 90% of patients will die within one year. Without surgical repair, surviving patients are subjected to risks of myocardial ischemia with global cardiomyopathy, chronic mitral regurgitation, and ...
Uyan Cihangir - - 2003
This case describes a 45-year-old man with an abnormal origin of the right ventricular branch of the right coronary artery originating from a separate ostium in the right coronary sinus. Coronary arteries with abnormal origin constitute roughly 0.64% to 1.2% of all the representations encountered during coronary angiography. We suggest ...
Sevrukov Alexander - - 2002
Coronary anomalies are a rare but recognized cause of myocardial ischemia and sudden death. Until recently, invasive coronary arteriography was the diagnostic method of choice. However, contrast-enhanced electron beam tomography has the advantage of three-dimensional visualization of anomalous coronary arteries. We describe a case of anomalous origin of the left ...
Vijitbenjaronk Prasert - - 2002
Unlike anomalous origin of the left coronary artery (CA) from the pulmonary trunk (PT), right CA from the PT, a rare congenital malformation, may present in adulthood. We herein describe a man with anomalous origin of the right CA from the PT who presented with angina and syncope at age ...
Joseph Thomas - - 2002
We describe a rare case of double-chambered right ventricle (DCRV) in a 32-year-old female presenting to the echocardiography lab for evaluation of congenital heart disease. We identified a unique constellation of findings, including the DCRV, a perimembranous ventricular septal defect, aortic valve prolapse, patent foramen ovale, and an anomalous right ...
Pandey Ragini - - 2002
BACKGROUND: Five infants operated on for anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery were retrospectively analyzed. The mean age at operation was 12 +/- 6.7 weeks (95% confidence interval, 3.5 to 20 weeks), and mean weight at operation was 4.43 +/- 0.68 kg (95% confidence interval, ...
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