Congenital Heart Surgery Nomenclature and Database Project: anomalies of the coronary arteries.

  title={Congenital Heart Surgery Nomenclature and Database Project: anomalies of the coronary arteries.},
  author={Ali Dodge-Khatami and Constantine Mavroudis and Carl Lewis Backer},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  volume={69 4 Suppl},
The extant nomenclature for coronary artery anomalies is reviewed for the purpose of establishing a unified reporting system. The subject was debated and reviewed by members of the STS-Congenital Heart Surgery Database Committee and representatives from the European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery. All efforts were made to include all relevant nomenclature categories using synonyms where appropriate. The seven major categories of coronary artery anomalies are: anomalous pulmonary artery… CONTINUE READING


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