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Successful percutaneous coronary intervention in an anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the ascending aorta above the left sinus of the valsalva.
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PMID:  22870085     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
The anomalous origin of the right coronary artery (RCA) is a rare condition. Most RCA anomalies are usually found incidentally, but these findings have clinical significance because many patients, particularly young ones, present with sudden death, myocardial ischemia and syncope without other symptoms. We describe a case of a 39-year-old male patient that presented with effort chest pain and was diagnosed with anomalous RCA that originated from the ascending aorta with prior history of repairing ruptured sinus valsalva and ventricular septal defect. The anomalous origin of RCA was identified by multidetector computed tomography (MDCT). Successful percutaneous coronary intervention was performed guided by MDCT coronary images and intravascular ultrasound.
Seon-Ah Jin; Seok-Woo Seong; Song Soo Kim; Young Dal Lee; Ung Lim Choi; Si-Wan Choi; Jin-Ok Jeong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-07-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Korean circulation journal     Volume:  42     ISSN:  1738-5555     ISO Abbreviation:  Korean Circ J     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-07     Completed Date:  2012-08-08     Revised Date:  2013-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101247141     Medline TA:  Korean Circ J     Country:  Korea (South)    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  497-500     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Internal Medicine, Chungnam National University College of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea.
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