TITLE

Anomalous Right Coronary Artery Arising from the Midportion of the Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery--Case Reports

AUTHOR(S)
Nath, Amar; Kennett, Jerry D.; Politte, Lenard L.; Sanfelippo, John F.; Alpert, Martin A.
PUB. DATE
February 1987
SOURCE
Angiology;Feb1987 Part 1, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p142
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Although coronary artery anomalies are detected during 0.8-1.2% of routine adult cardiac catheterizations, anomalies of the right coronary artery are relatively uncommon and are generally of no clinical significance. This report focuses, however, on 2 patients whose RCA originated from the midportion of the left anterior descending artery, an anomaly with potentially important clinical implications, which are explored.
ACCESSION #
16478996

 

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