Prevalence and characteristics of coronary anomalies originating from the opposite sinus of Valsalva in 8,522 patients referred for coronary computed tomography angiography.

@article{Opolski2013PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and characteristics of coronary anomalies originating from the opposite sinus of Valsalva in 8,522 patients referred for coronary computed tomography angiography.},
  author={M Opolski and Jerzy Pręgowski and Mariusz Kruk and Adam Witkowski and Sonia Kwiecinska and Ewa Lubienska and Marcin Demkow and Tomasz Hryniewiecki and Piotr Michalek and Witold Ruźyllo and Cezary Kępka},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={111 9},
  pages={1361-7}
}
Although coronary computed tomographic angiography has the ability to depict potentially malignant features of anomalous coronary artery originating from the opposite sinus of Valsalva (ACAOS), there are limited data on the significance of ACAOS in the computed tomography population. The aims of this study were to assess the prevalence of ACAOS and to correlate its anatomic features with patients' symptoms among 8,522 consecutive subjects who underwent coronary computed tomographic angiography… CONTINUE READING