Anomalous right coronary artery origin from the pulmonary artery (ARCAPA) coexisting with obstructive atherosclerotic disease of the left coronary artery.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Coronary artery anomalies arising from the pulmonary artery are rare, result in reversed flow in the affected coronary artery, and are commonly associated with myocardial ischemia in infancy or childhood. Uncorrected survival to adult age is rare. We present a 77-year-old individual with anomalous right coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ARCAPA), diagnosed by coronary angiography, whose clinical presentation was governed by coexisting obstructive atherosclerotic coronary disease.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Halim, SA; Wang, A; Harrison, JK

Published Date

  • January 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 1

Start / End Page

  • E260 - E261

PubMed ID

  • 21183778

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-2501


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States