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Coronary artery anomalies: what we know and what we have to learn. A proposal for a new clinical classification.

  title={Coronary artery anomalies: what we know and what we have to learn. A proposal for a new clinical classification.},
  author={Gianluca Rigatelli and Giorgio Rigatelli},
  journal={Italian heart journal : official journal of the Italian Federation of Cardiology},
  volume={4 5},
  • G. Rigatelli, G. Rigatelli
  • Published 1 May 2003
  • Medicine
  • Italian heart journal : official journal of the Italian Federation of Cardiology
The anatomic details and pathophysiological patterns of most coronary artery anomalies (CAAs) are presently well known. On the contrary, few data exist on the clinical relevance of different CAAs which necessitate a proper management and follow-up protocol. Clinical, invasive and interventional cardiologists often continue to encounter CAAs as incidental findings during routine diagnostic work up for other cardiac diseases and are sometimes unable to fit them into a specific pathophysiological… 

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