Coronary artery anomalies: incidence, pathophysiology, clinical relevance and role of diagnostic imaging

  title={Coronary artery anomalies: incidence, pathophysiology, clinical relevance and role of diagnostic imaging},
  author={Filippo Cademartiri and Giuseppe Runza and G. Luccichenti and Massimo Galia and Nico Mollet and Valerio Alaimo and Valerio Brambilla and Massimo Gualerzi and Paolo Coruzzi and Massimo Midiri and Roberto Lagalla},
  journal={La radiologia medica},
Conventional coronary angiography is the gold standard for the diagnosis of coronary artery anomalies. Coronary anomalies are relatively rare findings in patients undergoing conventional coronary angiography for suspected obstructive coronary artery disease. Recently, the increasing performance of diagnostic techniques, such as electron beam tomography (EBT), magnetic resonance (MR) and, more recently, multislice computed tomography (MSCT), has enabled their application to cardiac imaging. MSCT… CONTINUE READING


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