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Aberrant right ventricular branch of right coronary artery with mitral valve prolapse.
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PMID:  19641717     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
A 37-year-old man presented with a three-week history of chest pain. Transthoracic echocardiography demonstrated a mitral valve prolapse and mild mitral insufficiency. Coronary angiography showed normal left main, circumflex, left anterior descending and right coronary arteries; however, the right ventricular branch of the right coronary artery had a separate ostium. Concomitant congenital heart abnormalities have been observed with coronary artery anomalies. Primary congenital coronary and valvular anomalies may have genetic heredity. In the present case, mitral valve prolapse was accompanied by a right ventricular coronary artery origin anomaly which, to the best of our knowledge, is the first report in the literature in which both anomalies presented together.
Huseyin Arinc; Huseyin Gunduz; Ali Tamer; Hakan Ozhan; Ramazan Akdemir; Mehmet Ozkokeli; Cihangir Uyan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Experimental and clinical cardiology     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1205-6626     ISO Abbreviation:  Exp Clin Cardiol     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-07-30     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9715903     Medline TA:  Exp Clin Cardiol     Country:  Canada    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  251-2     Citation Subset:  -    
Departments of Cardiology.
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