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Echocardiographic evaluation of the five-chamber heart: a rare congenital coronary anomaly.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8155335     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Coronary artery fistulas are rare congenital anomalies that usually drain into one of the cardiac chambers or veins. The current patient was found to have a distinctly unusual anatomic picture, with a fifth cardiac chamber appearing at the cardiac apex. This proved to be the drainage site for a large coronary artery fistula originating in the left anterior descending coronary artery. The anatomic relations and blood flow patterns were demonstrated with transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography.
Authors:
R T Jortner; W G Daniel; O Ayzenberg; A Saad; P A Tunick; I Kronzon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0894-7317     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Publication Date:    1994 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-05-13     Completed Date:  1994-05-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8801388     Medline TA:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  61-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Beilinson Medical Center, Petah-Tiqva, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / ultrasonography*
Coronary Vessels / ultrasonography
Echocardiography
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Female
Fistula / congenital,  ultrasonography*
Heart Catheterization
Heart Defects, Congenital / ultrasonography*
Humans

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