Sudden cardiac death associated with a coronary artery anomaly considered benign.

Abstract:

:Separate origin of the left anterior descending and circumflex coronary artery from the left sinus of Valsalva is one of the most frequent benign coronary artery anomalies. We hereby report, for the first time, a case of sudden death in a young man with this anomaly. The clinicopathologic findings and the possible pathogenetic mechanisms are discussed.

journal_name

Int J Cardiol

authors

Cittadini F,Oliva A,Arena V,Senati M,Pascali VL

doi

10.1016/j.ijcard.2007.08.124

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2009-03-20 00:00:00

pages

e39-40

issue

1

eissn

0167-5273

issn

1874-1754

pii

S0167-5273(07)01897-9

journal_volume

133

pub_type

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