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Anomalous origin of the left anterior descending artery from the main pulmonary artery with multi-detector row computed tomography coronary angiography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18706709     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Anomalous origin of the left anterior descending artery from the main pulmonary artery is a rare congenital anomaly of the coronary artery. We present a case report of a 31-year-old male patient with anomalous origin of the left anterior descending artery from the main pulmonary artery that was diagnosed by multi-detector row computed tomography coronary angiography and correlated with conventional angiography. The results indicate that multi-detector row computed tomography plays an important role in the diagnosis of some rare coronary anomalies that conventional angiography cannot clarify.
Pei-I Liu; Pu-Lin Hsieh; Ikuho Ohta; Ding-Kwo Wu; Jui-Sheng Hsu; Ming-Tsung Chuang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter     Date:  2008-08-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  139     ISSN:  1874-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2010 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-17     Completed Date:  2010-05-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e8-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Crown Copyright 2008. Published by Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Angiography / methods*
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / radiography*
Pulmonary Artery / abnormalities*,  radiography*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*

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