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Repair of a right coronary artery arising from the pulmonary artery.
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PMID:  22732929     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present here the fourth patient in the literature, over the age of 50 years old, with an abnormal right coronary artery arising from the pulmonary artery, who was successfully treated with surgery. Pre-operative computerised tomography (CT) angiography revealed an abnormal right coronary artery arising from the pulmonary artery. The right coronary artery was surgically transposed from the pulmonary artery to the ascending aorta with the aid of cardiopulmonary bypass. The patient had an uneventful postoperative course and the corrected anatomy was documented by postoperative CT angiography.
Authors:
A Guler; M A Sahin; C Gunay; A Jahollari; H Tatar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-06-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular journal of Africa     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1995-1892     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc J Afr     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101313864     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc J Afr     Country:  South Africa    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e11-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Gülhane Military Medical Academy, Etlik, Ankara, Turkey.
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