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Coronary artery anomalies and their clinical relevance.
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PMID:  22128609     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Coronary artery anomalies (CAAs) represent one of the most confusing topic in cardiology and affect approximately 1% of the general population. Although some anomalies seem to be only anatomical curiosities, others may sometimes have fatal consequences. This review describes the anatomical characteristics of main CAAs and focuses on the pathophysiological mechanisms by which CAAs may cause a pathological state. The last section describes these therapeutical options of this congenital disorders.
Leonardo Misuraca; Giovanni Benedetti; Anna Sonia Petronio; Marco De Carlo; Piersilvio Chella; Andrea Pieroni; Alberto Balbarini
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Monaldi archives for chest disease = Archivio Monaldi per le malattie del torace / Fondazione clinica del lavoro, IRCCS [and] Istituto di clinica tisiologica e malattie apparato respiratorio, Università di Napoli, Secondo ateneo     Volume:  76     ISSN:  1122-0643     ISO Abbreviation:  Monaldi Arch Chest Dis     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
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Created Date:  2011-12-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9307314     Medline TA:  Monaldi Arch Chest Dis     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  66-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cardiac catheterization laboratory, Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Department, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy.
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