Coexistence of left main and right coronary artery ostial stenosis: demographic and angiographic features.

@article{Yildirimturk2011CoexistenceOL,
  title={Coexistence of left main and right coronary artery ostial stenosis: demographic and angiographic features.},
  author={Ozlem Yildirimturk and Mehmet Cansel and Refik Erdim and E Ozen and I. C. Cemsid Demiroglu and Vedat Aytekin},
  journal={The International journal of angiology : official publication of the International College of Angiology, Inc},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={33-8}
}
This study was designed to evaluate ostial left main coronary artery (LMCA) stenosis and investigate concomitant stenotic lesions of LMCA and right coronary arteries (RCA) and their demographic and angiographic features. We evaluated 11,283 patients who underwent coronary angiography. Patients were placed into four groups according to having ostial or nonostial LMCA or RCA stenosis. Significant LMCA stenosis was observed in 242 (8.3%) of the patients, and only 68 (28.1%) of them had significant… CONTINUE READING