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    Open Access Research Article Article ID: JCMC-7-244

    A case of anomalous aortic origin of coronary arteries from the opposite sinus

    Alessandra Tanzilli, Simone Griffo, Alessandra De Luca Vincenzo Capasso, Vincenzo Rossi, Marco Di Palma, Simone Calcagno*, Francesco Panno, Riccardo Di Pietro, Pino Aisle and Francesco Versaci

    Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the right sinus is a relatively uncommon finding, with a reported prevalence of 0.02%-0.05% on angiographic studies [1]. Nevertheless, it is a leading cause of Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) in young athletes and its clinic manifestations are strictly related to strenuous exertion. It is thought that the main mechanism of SCD relies on external compression of the abnormal coronary artery, 

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    Published on: Aug 6, 2020 Pages: 232-234

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-2976.000144
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