Alternative myocardial protection strategies are necessary in patients with intramural aortic course of anomalous coronary artery.


A 48-year old Caucasian woman presented with chest pain on exertion and was diagnosed with an anomalous origin of dominant right coronary artery, it then ran a short intramural course in the wall of the aorta. Right coronary artery (RCA) was reimplanted on cardiac bypass at normal exit point on the aortic root. The heart was adequately protected with… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2012-007448


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