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An overview of surgery options for congenital coronary artery anomalies.
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PMID:  20932112     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Congenital and acquired coronary artery anomalies are associated with significant morbidity and mortality and can be sudden in onset. The spectrum of congenital lesions include anomalous origin from the pulmonary artery, critical left main stenosis/atresia, coronary artery fistulas, anomalous aortic origin and intramyocardial courses. The spectrum of acquired lesions include Kawasaki disease, late postoperative obstructions in patients who had coronary artery surgical manipulations and iatrogenic injuries that can occur in the catheterization laboratory or the operating room. Surgical therapies for ischemic syndromes associated over the long term of these anomalies are presented herein.
Authors:
Constantine Mavroudis; Ali Dodge-Khatami; Robert D Stewart; Marshall L Jacobs; Carl L Backer; Richard E Lorber
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Future cardiology     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1744-8298     ISO Abbreviation:  Future Cardiol     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101239345     Medline TA:  Future Cardiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  627-45     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Center for Pediatric & Adult Congenital Heart Diseases, Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA. mavrouc@ccf.org
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