coronary artery aneurysm


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cor·o·nar·y ar·ter·y an·eu·rysm

aneurysm of the coronary artery, rarely congenital, usually due to atherosclerosis, inflammatory processes, or a coronary fistula.
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Magnetic resonance angiography detection of vascular aneurysms in patients with Kawasaki disease and coronary artery aneurysms. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 2010; 1:393-396.
The most common complication in KD is the development of coronary artery dilatation and coronary artery aneurysms (CAA) which is seen in up to 25% of untreated patients but in only 5% of patients given IVIG20.
(1995) Treatment of a giant coronary artery aneurysm in an adult with a history of Kawasaki disease by resection and bypass grafting: report of a case.
Sala, "Coronary artery aneurysm: management and association with abdominal aortic aneurysm," Cardiovascular Pathology, vol.
Tarocco, "Giant coronary artery aneurysm in association with systemic arterial ectasia: A case report," Minerva Cardioangiologica, vol.
Postoperative bedside echocardiography showed LCA connected to aorta sinus, bilateral coronary artery aneurysms (Figure 4), and moderate-to-severe MR with LVEF of 71%, LVFS of 39%.
Since the etiology is unknown, pharmacological therapy is non-specific and directed towards modulation of the inflammatory response and inhibition of platelet activation with the aim of preventing coronary artery aneurysms [11].
Altinbas, "A case of left main coronary artery aneurysm associated with severe stenosis of left anterior descending artery," Anadolu Kardiyoloji Dergisi, vol.
Multiple coronary artery aneurysms secondary to systemic lupus erythematosus
Coronary artery aneurysm (CAA) is defined as a coronary artery dilatation that exceeds the diameter of normal adjacent segments or 1.5 times the diameter of the patient's largest coronary vessel1.
In a retrospective analysis, Sakamoto et al (11) described a patient with inflammatory coronary artery aneurysm, autoimmune pancreatitis, and markedly elevated serum IgG4 level.

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