Successful intraoperative identification of an anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery using real time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography.

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Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery (LCA) from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is a rare congenital defect that presents only infrequently in adults. An adult diagnosed with ALCAPA, heart failure, and mitral regurgitation underwent surgical ligation of the anomalous origin of the LCA from the pulmonary artery (PA) and coronary artery bypass grafting… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-8175.2011.01425.x

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@article{Jin2011SuccessfulII, title={Successful intraoperative identification of an anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery using real time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography.}, author={Yao Dong Jin and Ming Chon Hsiung and Shen - Kou Tsai and Chung-Yi Chang and Jeng Wei and Ching-huei Ou and Yi Cheng Chang and Kuo - Chen Lee and Sung-How Sue}, journal={Echocardiography}, year={2011}, volume={28 7}, pages={E149-51} }