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Absent Left Main with Anomalous Origin of All Three Coronary Arteries From Left Aortic Sinus: A Previously Undescribed Combination of Coronary Anomalies.
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PMID:  22627084     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Coronary artery anomalies resulting in all three coronary arteries arising separately from single sinus of Valsalva is very rare. We report a patient with two coincidental coronary anomalies: absent left main with left anterior descending, and left circumflex arteries arising separately from left sinus of Valsalva along with anomalous origin of right coronary artery from left sinus of Valsalva. Computed tomography angiogram and conventional coronary angiogram showed anomalous right coronary artery from left sinus with an interarterial course, but with no significant lesions. However, there was significant stenosis of left anterior descending and circumflex arteries that was treated with angioplasty and stenting. To the best of our knowledge, absent left main with all three major coronary arteries arising separately from left aortic sinus has never been reported previously.
Authors:
Prashanth Panduranga; Mohammed Al-Mukhaini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-5-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart, lung & circulation     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1444-2892     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-5-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100963739     Medline TA:  Heart Lung Circ     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons (ANZSCTS) and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ). Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman.
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