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Right coronary artery (RCA) aneurysm as a collateral circulation in sub totally occluded mid RCA stenosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17561288     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Coronary aneurysms are rare occurrences but are known to be associated with complications. Controversies persist regarding the use of medical or surgical management, especially in the presence of obstructive coronary artery disease. This information is further lacking in cases of coronary aneurysm that appears to be working as collaterals/bypass blood across a suboccluded stenosis.
Authors:
Anil K Taneja; Malcolm Boyd; Peter Clarkson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter     Date:  2007-06-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  120     ISSN:  1874-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2007 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-07-09     Completed Date:  2007-09-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e13-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged, 80 and over
Collateral Circulation*
Coronary Aneurysm / etiology*,  radiography,  surgery
Coronary Stenosis / complications*,  radiography,  surgery
Humans
Male

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