coronary artery fistula

coronary artery fistula

a congenital anomaly characterized by an abnormal connection between a coronary artery and the right side of the heart or pulmonary artery.
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A contrast enhanced CT angiogram (CTA) was done that showed coronary artery fistula arising as multiple small vessels from the proximal left anterior descending artery (LAD) and draining into the pulmonary artery (PA).
Coronary artery fistula with giant aneurysm and coronary stenosis treated by transcatheter embolization and stent.
KEY WORDS: Thoracoscopy, Coronary artery fistula, Coronary artery ectasia, Complication, Stress reaction.
Sudden death arising from a congenital coronary artery fistula.
Cardiac causes apart from MI are coronary artery fistula, Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, Arrythmogenic Right ventricular cardiomyopathy, and myocarditis.
Coronary artery fistula is an anomalous connection between a coronary artery and a major vessel or cardiac chamber bypassing the myocardial capillary system.
Coronary artery anomalies are classified as anomalies of origin and distribution, coronary artery fistula and communication and anomalies of intrinsic coronary arterial anatomy.
Abnormalities of angle of origin Anomalies of course Myocardial bridging (normal origin) Duplication Anomalies of termination Coronary artery fistula Coronary arcade Extracardiac termination Intrinsic coronary Coronary stenosis arterial abnormality Atresia Ectasia/aneurysm
During 44-year-old mum Gill's 22-week routine scan doctors spotted a coronary artery fistula - a rogue blood vessel which lets blood flow into another part of the heart instead of out to the rest of the body.
Congenital coronary artery aneurysms are very rare and when detected in pediatric age group, they are usually secondary to Kawasaki disease or coronary artery fistula (44).

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