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Anomalous "High Take-Off" of the right coronary artery evaluated by coronary CT angiography.
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PMID:  20518000     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Congenital coronary anomalies are uncommon but can cause sudden cardiac death or myocardial ischemia. Conventional coronary angiography is an invasive and expensive modality, sometimes unable to delineate the exact origin and course of an anomalous artery. In this case report, we describe an "extremely rare" anomaly of the right coronary artery where a 64-slice multidetector computed tomography provided valuable information regarding its exact site of the aortocoronary take-off and its spatial relationship with the great vessels. Knowledge of CT appearances and an understanding of the clinical significance of these anomalies are essential for making the correct diagnosis and planning patient treatment. © 2010 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Authors:
Jigar Kadakia; Mohit Gupta; Matthew J Budoff
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-06-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  82     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2013 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-01-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E765-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2010 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
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