Myocardial bridges: morphological and functional aspects.

  title={Myocardial bridges: morphological and functional aspects.},
  author={Alexandre G. Ferreira and Simon Trotter and Bettina Koenig and Luiz V. D{\'e}court and Kim Fox and Eckhardt G. J. Olsen},
  journal={British heart journal},
  volume={66 5},
OBJECTIVE To assess the arrangement of myocardial bridges. DESIGN A necropsy study of 90 consecutive hearts (56 male, 34 female). RESULTS Myocardial bridges, either single or multiple, were seen in 50 (55.6%) of the 90 hearts. The left anterior descending artery was the most commonly affected artery. Thirty five of the 50 hearts which contained in total 41 muscle bridges were dissected further with a magnifying glass. Two different types of muscle bridges could be identified. Thirty one of… CONTINUE READING


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