Anomalous Aortic Origin of a Coronary Artery with an Interarterial Course: Understanding Current Management Strategies in Children and Young Adults

@article{Brothers2009AnomalousAO,
  title={Anomalous Aortic Origin of a Coronary Artery with an Interarterial Course: Understanding Current Management Strategies in Children and Young Adults},
  author={Julie A Brothers and J. William Gaynor and Stephen M. Paridon and Richard O Lorber and Marshall Jacobs},
  journal={Pediatric Cardiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={30},
  pages={911-921}
}
Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery from the opposite sinus of Valsalva with an interarterial course (AAOCA) is a rare congenital anomaly that is the second leading cardiovascular cause of sudden death in children and adolescents. Management practices with respect to this lesion vary among clinicians. We surveyed practitioners’ opinions on treatment and management strategies for patients with AAOCA. A 17-question “Patient Management Questionnaire” was sent to all Congenital Heart… CONTINUE READING