Anomalous Origin of Left Coronary Artery Diagnosed by a Lung Scan

George N. Sfakianakis, Eleni Damoulaki-Sfakianaki, Richard E. Mcclead, Josepha Craenen

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Abstract

Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary trunk is suspected with electrocardiographic evidence of myocardial infarction in patients with left ventricular failure and cardiomegaly; the diagnosis is made by selective angiography. Visualization of the myocardium on a lung scan in the case reported provided the necessary information for the diagnosis before the patient's condition permitted catherization.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)675-676
Number of pages2
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume296
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 24 1977

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  • Medicine(all)

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