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Congenital absence of the left circumflex artery associated with inferior myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22214626     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Congenital absence of the left circumflex artery is a rare anomaly of the coronary arteries. A 52-year-old man who developed acute inferior myocardial infarction underwent coronary angiography which revealed the absence of the left circumflex artery and that the surrounding structures were supplied by the infarct-related super-dominant right coronary artery. Two stents were implanted into the right coronary artery and one stent into the mid portion of the left anterior descending artery. Follow-up coronary angiography at 67 months showed no detectable restenosis, and 64-slice multidetector computed tomography confirmed the absence of the left circumflex artery. The circumflex artery as a terminal extension of a culprit right coronary artery has not been previously reported.
Authors:
Jincheng Guo; Min Xu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-01-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1349-7235     ISO Abbreviation:  Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204241     Medline TA:  Intern Med     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  71-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Luhe Hospital, Capital Medical University, China.
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