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Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery: a case report with remarkable improvement of myocardial function following subclavian artery-coronary artery anastomosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7448859     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 3 2/12-year-old boy with anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery was successfully treated by anastomosis of the left subclavian artery to the anomalous vessel. A remarkable improvement in left ventricular function and electrocardiogram has occurred postoperatively. This case report supports the postulation that chronically hypoperfused, electrically silent, and minimally contractile myocardial tissue may acquire its electrical activity and function with the establishment of adeqate coronary perfusion.
Authors:
Y Yoshida; G C Emmanouilides; R J Nelson; B G Baylen; J M Criley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0098-6569     ISO Abbreviation:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Publication Date:  1980  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-03-17     Completed Date:  1981-03-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7508512     Medline TA:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  293-303     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Child, Preschool
Coronary Circulation
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / surgery*
Coronary Vessels / surgery
Heart / radiography
Heart Function Tests
Humans
Infant
Male
Myocardial Revascularization*
Pulmonary Artery / abnormalities*
Subclavian Artery / surgery

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