[Left main coronary trunk compression by dilated main pulmonary artery in a patient with atrial septal defect].

@article{Kito2001LeftMC,
  title={[Left main coronary trunk compression by dilated main pulmonary artery in a patient with atrial septal defect].},
  author={Kazuhiro Kito and Yoshihiro Fujiwara and Tomomasa Kimura and Yasuhiro Shimada},
  journal={Masui. The Japanese journal of anesthesiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={184-7}
}
A 12-year-old girl with atrial septal defect combined with pulmonary hypertension and 90% stenosis of the left main coronary artery caused by dilated pulmonary artery was scheduled for atrial septal closure and coronary artery bypass graft under general anesthesia. During the echocardiographic examination to evaluate the anatomical relationship between the pulmonary artery and left main coronary trunk, bradycardia and a depression of ST-segment on electrocardiogram appeared suddenly when the… CONTINUE READING