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IVUS-guided evaluation and percutaneous intervention in an anomalous left main coronary artery.

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We report the case of a 42-year-old female with proven anterior ischemia and an anomalous origin of the left main coronary artery (ALMCA) who underwent successful percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) guidance. Angiographic and IVUS images demonstrate features unique to the ALMCA. The epidemiology, pathophysiology, evaluation and management options, including technical considerations for percutaneous intervention, are discussed. The ALMCA from the right...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of invasive cardiology
Volume:
19
Issue:
7
Pages:
E195-E198
Publication date:
2007-07-01
EISSN:
1557-2501
ISSN:
1042-3931
Source identifiers:
105067
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:105067
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uuid:3ff551ec-262d-40b4-a156-5323dd437556
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pubs:105067
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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