Origin of right coronary artery from the left sinus of Valsalva

Palimar, Vikram and Pamidi, Narendra and Vasavi, Rakesh and Vollala, Venkata Ramana and Kumar, Shiva and Jetti, Raghu (2008) Origin of right coronary artery from the left sinus of Valsalva. International Journal of Anatomical Variations, 1. pp. 12-13.

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Abstract

Knowledge of normal coronary anatomy and its variations or anomalies is essential in heart surgeries. Failure in detection of these anomalies leads to complications. We are reporting a rare case of anomalous origin of right coronary artery from the left posterior aortic sinus (Left sinus of Valsalva) near the left coronary ostium. In the present case, both the coronary arteries rose from the left posterior aortic sinus. The presence of this type of variation is of clinically important in sudden cardiac death cases. Anomalous aortic origin of coronary arteries can lead to myocardial infarction and angina pectoris

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anomalous right coronary origin,Right coronary ostium ,Left sinus of Valsalva,Myocardial ischemia
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Forensic Medicine
Medicine > MMMC Manipal > Anatomy
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2012 10:42
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2012 10:42
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/3156

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