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Multidetector CT angiography characterisation of Type 4 dual left anterior descending coronary artery.
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PMID:  25392830     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Duplication of the left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery is a rare anomaly (incidence 1%) characterized by a short LAD that terminates high in the anterior interventricular groove and a long LAD that has a proximal course outside the anterior interventricular groove and returns to the groove in its distal course. The Type 4 variant of this anomaly is extremely rare whereby a long LAD arises from the right coronary sinus with a short LAD arising from the left mainstem. We present a case of Type 4 dual LAD which was characterised with multi-detector computed tomography (CT).
Edward T D Hoey; Vijayakumar Ganesh
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Quantitative imaging in medicine and surgery     Volume:  4     ISSN:  2223-4292     ISO Abbreviation:  Quant Imaging Med Surg     Publication Date:  2014 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-11-13     Completed Date:  2014-11-13     Revised Date:  2014-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101577942     Medline TA:  Quant Imaging Med Surg     Country:  China    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  435-6     Citation Subset:  -    
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