Coronary tortuosity: a long and winding road.

  title={Coronary tortuosity: a long and winding road.},
  author={Erwin S Zegers and Bart T Jan Meursing and E B Zegers and Anton J Oude Ophuis},
  journal={Netherlands heart journal : monthly journal of the Netherlands Society of Cardiology and the Netherlands Heart Foundation},
  volume={15 5},
Coronary tortuosity is a phenomenon often encountered by cardiologists performing coronary angiography. The aetiology and clinical importance of coronary tortuosity are still unclear. Coronary tortuosity without fixed atherosclerotic stenosis in patients with angina pectoris and an abnormal exercise stress test has never been described in the literature.This article describes three cases of patients with anginal complaints, an abnormal exercise stress test and coronary angiography without the… CONTINUE READING


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