A patient with bicuspid aorta and intercoronary continuity - A rare variant of coronary circulation


Arat-Ozkan A. , GURMEN T., ERSANLI M. K. , OKCUN B., BABALIK E. E. , KUCUKOGLU M. S.

JAPANESE HEART JOURNAL, cilt.45, ss.153-155, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 45 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1536/jhj.45.153
  • Dergi Adı: JAPANESE HEART JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.153-155

Özet

Bidirectional flow in patients with normal coronary arteries is an indicator of intercoronary continuity, a rare variant of coronary circulation, distinct from collaterals. The case of an 18 year old Turkish male with bicuspid aorta and intercoronary artery is reported and different aspects of this interesting entity are emphasized.