Coronary artery anomalies in 126,595 patients undergoing coronary. An anomalous coronary artery aca is a coronary artery that has an abnormality or malformation. Clinically, anomalous coronary arteries arising from the opposite sinus and anomalous left coronary artery arising from the pulmonary artery are. Coronary artery anomalies rsna publications online. Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery the journal of. Anomalous origin of coronary arteries from pulmonary. While most coronary anomalies are benign, the two most common subtypes that predispose to sudden cardiac death in the young are interarterial anomalous right coronary artery and. Answer the normal anatomy for the coronary arteries involves their origin from the aorta at each of two. Anomalous origination of a coronary artery from the opposite sinus is a congenital heart defect with an uncertain prevalence and prognosis. Although the risk for any single affected individual is small, the. We classify these anomalies based on the origin of the anomalous artery that is from the opposite coronary sinus of valsalva. Introduction to anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery. This is something your baby is born with congenital. Pdf surgery for anomalous aortic origin of the coronary.
Anomalous right coronary artery with interarterial course. Anomalous coronary arteries can be surgically corrected by bypass grafting, reimplantation of the artery to its proper coronary sinus, or by an unroofing procedure. Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery is associated with sudden cardiac death. Prevalence is difficult to define, as well as determining potential harmful hemodynamic consequences. Anomalous origin of right coronary artery from left. We conclude that adult congenital anomalies of the coronary arteries are not uncommon finding in a tertiary care cardiac center. Pdf anomalous origin of a coronary artery ender odemis. They range from benign incidental findings to an important cause of sudden cardiac death scd. Treatment for anomalous coronary artery stanford health care. The condition of anomalous aortic origin of the right coronary artery aaorca with an interarterial course leads to few, if any, clinical. An anomalous coronary artery aca is a heart defect. Treatment for anomalous coronary artery aca may include treatment to strengthen the heart, oxygen therapy, activity limitations, and surgery.61 1179 120 925 35 1129 41 1215 1054 138 900 609 1382 855 563 1052 1067 242 22 251 740 267 341 400 488 996 72 1301 42 1178 1057 875 511 108 296 1003 158 1432 724 907