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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CAF: coronary artery fistula; CTA: computed tomography angiography; LAD: left anterior descending coronary artery; LCX: left circumflex coronary artery; LMT: left main coronary trunk artery; RCA: right coronary artery.
Coronary angiography was performed within 2 h after the collapse which revealed acute total occlusion in the proximal portion of the right coronary artery and the left circumflex coronary artery [Figure 1]g.
It revealed 90 percent stenosis of the left mid circumflex coronary artery which was successfully stented with a drug-eluting stent.
Congenital absence of the left circumflex coronary artery is a rare, relatively benign condition that does not require lesion specific treatment.
Left circumflex coronary artery arising as a terminal extension of the right coronary artery.
A 55-year-old man with acute coronary syndrome underwent bare metal stent implantation to target lesion in the circumflex coronary artery on May, 2008.
Note femoral approach (published with permission from Elsevier), (b) patient number 2 coronary angiography showing complete occlusion of the left main coronary artery (white arrow), (c) after passing a guidewire down the left main and left anterior descending arteries the circumflex coronary artery was demonstrated (white arrow); left main coronary artery filling defect is demonstrated (black arrow), (d) thrombus aspirated from the left main prior to angioplasty, and (e) patient left main and left anterior descending coronary arteries demonstrated during the second catheterization, three days after arrival.

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