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Single coronary artery: right coronary artery originated from middle of left anterior descending artery in a patient with severe mitral regurgitation.
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PMID:  20162733     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The single coronary artery is a benign and very rare coronary artery abnormality. Anomalous origin of the right coronary artery originating from the left anterior descending artery has been reported previously in just a few cases. In this article, we presented a patient with an anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the midportion of the left anterior descending artery. The anomalous coronary artery was discovered incidentally during a coronary angiography performed prior to mitral valve surgery.
Murat Meric; Sabri Demircan; Mesut Pinar; Serkan Yuksel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical cardiology     Volume:  33     ISSN:  1932-8737     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Cardiol     Publication Date:  2010 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-15     Completed Date:  2010-05-18     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903272     Medline TA:  Clin Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E48-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Ondokuz Mayis University Medical Faculty, Department of Cardiology, Samsun, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / radiography*
Middle Aged
Mitral Valve Insufficiency / complications*,  radiography,  surgery*

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