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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Athar Qureshi, pediatric cardiologist at Texas Children's and associate professor of pediatrics-cardiology at Baylor, will present: Clinical Presentation, Management and Longitudinal Follow-Up of Neonatal and Infants with Coronary Artery Fistula - A Multicenter Study from the Coronary Artery Fistula Registry.
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).
Coronary angiogram demonstrated a coronary artery fistula (CAF) originating from the proximal left anterior descending coronary artery superior to a critical atheromatous stenosis (Fig.

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