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Anomalous left coronary artery from pulmonary artery with mitral stenosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21801936     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The usual presentation of anomalous left coronary artery from pulmonary artery is severe left-sided heart failure and mitral valve insufficiency presenting during the first months of life. The manifestations of left heart failure may be masked if pulmonary artery pressure remains high. We believe this is a rarest of rare case of anomalous left coronary artery from pulmonary artery with severe mitral stenosis and pulmonary hypertension in which pulmonary hypertension, along with good collateral circulation helped to preserve left ventricular function.
Authors:
Mrinalendu Das; Pallavi Mahindrakar; Debasis Das; Sukanta Kumar Behera; Saibal Roy Chowdhury; Biswajit Bandyopadhyay
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  92     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  735-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Rabindranath Tagore International, Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Kolkata, India.
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