Congenital coronary artery anomalies in young patients: new perspectives for timely identification.

  title={Congenital coronary artery anomalies in young patients: new perspectives for timely identification.},
  author={Antonio Pelliccia},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  volume={37 2},
Sudden and unexpected cardiac deaths in young subjects are rare, but tragic events in competitive athletes assume high public profile, and that unavoidably raise questions regarding the underlying pathological causes and clinical strategies to prevent these catastrophes (1,2). Various pathological investigations have reported that several structural cardiovascular abnormalities are responsible for sudden death in young athletes, but hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the most common disease in U.S… CONTINUE READING
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