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Percutaneous coronary intervention of a single coronary artery arising from the right sinus of Valsalva

Authors Cakar MA, Tatli E, Ozalp B, Huseyin G

Published 25 November 2010 Volume 2010:6 Pages 1077—1078

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/VHRM.S13381

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Mehmet Akif Cakar1, Ersan Tatli2, Bilhan Ozalp2, Huseyin Gunduz1
1Sakarya Education and Research Hospital, Cardiology Department, Sakarya, Turkey; 2Ada Tip Private Hospital, Cardiology Department, Korucuk, Sakarya, Turkey

Abstract: Anomalous origin of the left main coronary artery from the right sinus of Valsalva is extremely rare when not associated with other congenital cardiac anomalies. In this report we present a patient with a single coronary ostium, with both the left and right coronary artery systems arising from it. The right coronary artery was found to contain a significant flow-limiting lesion that was successfully treated with percutaneous coronary intervention.

Keywords: single coronary artery, percutaneous coronary intervention

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