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Dual left anterior descending coronary artery with origin of short left anterior descending coronary artery from left main shaft - a rare coronary anomaly.
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PMID:  24791728     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Dual left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery with separate origin of the short LAD from the left main (LM) coronary artery is very rare and not reported in the literature. A 49-year-old male was admitted with history of mid-sternal chest pain at rest. He underwent coronary angiography, which showed normal origin of the left and right coronary arteries. A LAD branch (short LAD) with an early take-off from the LM entered the proximal interventricular groove and gave rise to the septal branches. The LM then divided into the circumflex branch and the other LAD branch (long LAD), which ran on the left ventricular side of the interventricular groove and entered the groove distally. The major diagonals originated from the latter LAD.
Vijayakumar Subban; Dale Murdoch; Matthew Pincus
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2014 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-05-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E59-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
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