Congenital anomaly of single dominant right coronary artery with hypoplastic left coronary artery

Cheng Yen Chuang, Yen Chou Chen, Ho Shun Cheng, Ming Hsiung Hsieh

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Abstract

With the popularization of new imaging technology, more people are deciding to undergo non-invasive studies such as multidetector computerized tomography (MDCT) before receiving coronary angiography. For this reason, coronary anomalies of coronary artery are being encountered more frequently.We here report a 68-year-old male presenting with typical angina. The MDCT images suggested chronic total occlusion of the left anterior descending (LAD) artery with collateral circulation from the right coronary artery (RCA). The patient's coronary angiography showed a congenital coronary anomaly with a single dominant RCA supplying the entire coronary circulation of the heart with both LAD and left circumflex artery hypoplasia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)557-559
Number of pages3
JournalActa Cardiologica Sinica
Volume31
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 2015

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Keywords

  • Angiography
  • Anomaly
  • Computerized tomography
  • Coronary artery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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