Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery. A twenty-year review of surgical management.

@article{Backer1992AnomalousOO,
  title={Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery. A twenty-year review of surgical management.},
  author={Carl Lewis Backer and Mark J Stout and Vincent R. Zales and Alexander J. Muster and Thomas J Weigel and Farouk S. Idriss and Constantine Mavroudis},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1992},
  volume={103 6},
  pages={1049-57; discussion 1057-8}
}
Children with anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery are at risk for myocardial infarction and death. Surgical management of this condition in children has evolved significantly during the past 20 years. Between 1970 and 1990, a total of 20 of these patients underwent surgical intervention at two institutions. Age at operation ranged from 3 weeks to 11 years (mean, 26 months). Twelve patients had congestive heart failure, three were in cardiogenic shock, and two… CONTINUE READING

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