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Patch angioplasty and neo-ostium creation for intramural left coronary artery.
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PMID:  21908887     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Anomalous aortic origin of the coronary artery is a rare cardiac anomaly which induces myocardial ischemia and is associated with sudden death. We operated on a 25-year-old female with syncopal episodes who had an intramural left coronary artery. A neo-ostium was created in the left sinus but the initial neo-ostium seemed small because of the hypoplastic intramural segment of the left coronary artery. Therefore, saphenous vein patch angioplasty was added for ostial enlargement. The patient was symptom-free at one year follow-up and exercise stress test was negative for ischemia. Keywords: Congenital heart defects; Ischemic heart disease; Coronary surgery; Coronary anomaly; Patch angioplasty.
Authors:
Hisato Ito; Shin Takabayashi; Masaki Kajimoto; Hideto Shimpo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-9-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1569-9285     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-9-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101158399     Medline TA:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Mie, Japan.
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