Anomalous origin of anterior descending coronary artery, originated in the right coronary

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Abstract

We describe a very rare case of anomalous origin of the LAD from the RCA and inter arterial course. Diagnosis was made by CAT scan following angiography for pre operative evaluation for aortic valve replacement (bicuspid aortic valve). This patient received a LIMA graft to the LAD. An extensive literature review is provided with special emphasis on risk stratification and therapeutical indication.
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Pages (from-to)199-204
JournalRevista Portuguesa De Cirurgia Cardio-Toracica E Vascular : Orgao Oficial Da Sociedade Portuguesa De Cirurgia Cardio-Toracica E Vascular
Volume13
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2006

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