Coronary Artery Anomalies

  title={Coronary Artery Anomalies},
  author={Constantine D. Mavroudis and Ali Dodge-Khatami and Carl Lewis Backer and Richard O Lorber},
Anomalies of the coronary arteries, either congenital or acquired, can be characterized as abnormalities of the standard anatomy of two patent and separately arising right and left arterial blood vessels. The coronaries are the first branches of the ascending aorta, arise from their respective sinuses of Valsalva, and gradually branch distally to the myocardium. Anomalies can be characterized as a lack of origin, abnormal origin, anomalous course, lack of patency, abnormal connections, and/or… CONTINUE READING