Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Arteryin an Adult

Authors

  • John D. Vossler
  • Daniel W. Entrikin
  • Michael D. Quartermain
  • Neal D. Kon
  • Ross M. Ungerleider
  • Yoshio Ootaki

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20121057

Abstract

Anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is a rare congenital heart defect that usually presents before the age of 1 year. Several surgical options exist for the correction of ALCAPA; however, debate continues regarding the optimal repair technique in adult populations. We report the case of successful surgical repair of ALCAPA with a direct aortic implantation technique in a 44-year-old mother of 4 children.

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Published

2012-10-23

How to Cite

Vossler, J. D., Entrikin, D. W., Quartermain, M. D., Kon, N. D., Ungerleider, R. M., & Ootaki, Y. (2012). Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Arteryin an Adult. The Heart Surgery Forum, 15(5), E284-E285. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20121057

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