circumflex branch of left coronary artery

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cir·cum·flex branch of left cor·o·nar·y ar·ter·y

[TA]
terminal branch (with anterior interventricular artery) of left coronary artery that runs to left and then posteriorly in the coronary groove supplying atrial and ventricular branches.

cir·cum·flex branch of left cor·o·nar·y ar·te·ry

(sĭr'kŭm-fleks branch left kōr'ŏ-nar-ē ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Terminal branch (with anterior interventricular artery) of left coronary artery that runs leftward and then posteriorly in the coronary groove supplying atrial and ventricular branches.
Synonym(s): ramus circumflexus arteriae coronariae sinistrae.
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The electrocardiographic lesson is that because a dominant left circumflex coronary artery supplies not only the usual distribution of the left circumflex, but also most of the usual distribution of the right, occlusion of a dominant circumflex usually causes a large infarct that has electrocardiographic features of both circumflex and right occlusions.
Of these, 75% also had involvement of the ostial left circumflex coronary artery, 25% had involvement of the ostial left anterior descending coronary artery, and no patient had involvement of both arms of the bifurcation.
2 years Cx--left circumflex coronary artery, F--female, LAD--left anterior descending artery, M--male, RCA--right coronary artery, SVD--single-vessel disease Table 2.
Cardiac catheterization during her first day in the hospital disclosed a large left main coronary artery, which contained a narrowing in its most distal portion, a relatively normal left anterior descending artery, and a totally occluded left circumflex coronary artery.
Daha once gondermis oldugumuz ve tarafinizdan yayimlanmaya 28/10/2005 tarihinde kabul edilen 822/2005 kayit numarali "Congenital absence of Left Circumflex Coronary Artery with Superdominant Right Coronary Artery: An Original Image" adli vaka sunumumuzun revizyonu sirasinda, yayinda son sirada yer alan Yrd.
Either right or left circumflex coronary artery occlusion can produce posterior and inferior injury.

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