Anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the left coronary sinus: case report and review of surgical treatments.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

An anomalous right coronary artery arising from the left sinus of Valsalva is a rare but potentially lethal abnormality. We present a case report and literature review of this anomaly as well as its surgical management in the face of unobstructed distal coronary arteries. Furthermore we report the use of intraoperative transesophageal stress echocardiography to evaluate adequacy of graft flow.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Shah, AS; Milano, CA; Lucke, JP

Published Date

  • June 2000

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 284 - 286

PubMed ID

  • 10840206

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0967-2109

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0967-2109(00)00025-9


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England