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Myocardial bridging of the right coronary artery inside the right atrial myocardium identified by ECG-gated 64-slice multidetector computed tomography angiography.
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PMID:  20438676     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A myocardial bridge (MB) is defined as an intramyocardial course of a major epicardial coronary artery, and it is mainly confined to the left ventricle and the left anterior descending coronary artery. There are rare reports of right coronary MB seen during angiographic examination. Herein, we present a 49 year-old man with right coronary artery MB without luminal narrowing in the diastolic and systolic phases of electrocardiography-gated computed tomography images. The value of multi-detector computed tomography for the detection of anatomical variants in the cardiovascular system is further discussed.
Chien-Cheng Chen; Huan-Wu Chen; Chen-Ju Fu; Fen-Chiung Lin; Ming-Shien Wen; Yuan-Chang Liu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chang Gung medical journal     Volume:  33     ISSN:  2309-835X     ISO Abbreviation:  Chang Gung Med J     Publication Date:    2010 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-04     Completed Date:  2010-08-06     Revised Date:  2013-10-22    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101088034     Medline TA:  Chang Gung Med J     Country:  China (Republic : 1949- )    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  216-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medical Imaging and Intervention, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Angiography / methods*
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / radiography*
Heart Atria / abnormalities,  radiography
Middle Aged
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*

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