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St Elevation Myocardial Infarction in a Patient with an Anomalous Right Coronary Artery Originating from the Distal Left Circumflex

Authors Phan NT, Nguyen HT, Nguyen TT, Ly ND, Le NT

Received 25 September 2019

Accepted for publication 3 November 2019

Published 2 December 2019 Volume 2019:12 Pages 379—382


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Editor who approved publication: Professor Ronald Prineas

Video S1: Aortic root angiographic revealing left main coronary artery arising from left sinus of Valsalva and absent right coronary ostium (LAO 36o – Caudal 7o view)

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Nguyen Thao Phan,1 Huy The Nguyen,1 Tran-Thuy Nguyen,1,2 Ngoc Duc Ly,1 Ngoc-Thanh Le1,2

1Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Center, E Hospital, Hanoi, Vietnam; 2School of Medicine and Pharmacy, Vietnam National University (VNU), Hanoi, Vietnam

Correspondence: Tran-Thuy Nguyen
Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Center, E Hospital, 87–89 Tran Cung, Cau Giay, Hanoi, Vietnam

Abstract: A single coronary artery (SCA) is a rare congenital anomaly that occurs in isolation without associated structural heart disease. Reports of a SCA with acute myocardial infarction are very rare in medical literature. This case study examines a patient with a right coronary artery that originated as a branch of the distal left circumflex artery, which had a total occlusion.

Keywords: single coronary artery, coronary congenital anomaly, coronary intervention, myocardial infarction

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