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Congenital coronary artery abnormalities.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10771967     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Congenital coronary artery abnormalities are rare and account for approximately 0.1 to 2% of congenital heart defects. They may pose significant risk of mortality or morbidity to the patient. The pediatrician and the pediatric cardiologist should be aware of their subtle but very serious presentations and diagnostic steps to be undertaken to pinpoint the diagnosis. Prevention of serious complications from these abnormalities can be achieved by making the appropriate diagnosis and performing timely surgical intervention. This review will discuss the most common congenital coronary artery abnormalities and their management.
S B Jureidini; C J Marino; P S Rao
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0019-5456     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pediatr     Publication Date:    1998 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-05-09     Completed Date:  2000-05-09     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  217-29     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, Missouri 63104, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / diagnosis*,  mortality,  surgery
Infant, Newborn
Risk Factors

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