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Transluminal coronary angioplasty and stenting in a patient with single coronary artery and acute myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9509659     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An isolated single coronary artery is a rare congenital anomaly with an incidence of 0.03% to 0.4% and can present additional hazards such as myocardial ischemia, infarction, or sudden death in individuals with atherosclerotic changes in this artery. Herein, we report an acute anterior and inferior wall infarction in a 61-year-old male patient with the right coronary artery arising as a branch of the left coronary artery. Selected coronary angiography showed a 90% stenosis in the left anterior descending artery proximal to the origin of the right coronary artery. The patient underwent successful percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty and stenting without compromising the flow to the anomalous right coronary artery. There has been no previous reports of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty and coronary stenting in a patient with this anomaly.
L A Hsu; P H Chu; Y S Ko; Y L Ko; C W Chiang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Changgeng yi xue za zhi / Changgeng ji nian yi yuan = Chang Gung medical journal / Chang Gung Memorial Hospital     Volume:  20     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  Changgeng Yi Xue Za Zhi     Publication Date:  1997 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-04-02     Completed Date:  1998-04-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9809559     Medline TA:  Changgeng Yi Xue Za Zhi     Country:  TAIWAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  299-303     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Internal Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary*
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / therapy*
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / therapy*

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