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A rare anomaly of the aortic arch: aberrant right subclavian artery associated with common carotid trunk.
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PMID:  21972170     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
With increasing use of transradial access (TRA) to perform coronary angiography, arterial anomalies of the upper extremity are more frequently encountered. We describe a patient with an aberrant right subclavian artery (RSCA) originating as the last major branch of the aortic arch, which eventually led to failure of the transradial approach. Subsequent arch aortography revealed an associated common carotid trunk. The combination of both anomalies is a rare finding and may be associated with a number of other arterial and/or mediastinal organ anomalies.
Authors:
Matthew S Cummings; Bruce T Kuo; Khaled M Ziada
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E241-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Gill Heart Institute, University of Kentucky, 900 S. Limestone Street, 326 Charles T. Wethington Bldg., Lexington, KY, 40536-0200 USA. khaled.ziada@uky.edu.
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