Coronary arterial anomalies in a large group of patients undergoing coronary angiography in southeast Turkey

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Turkmen S., ÇAĞLIYAN Ç. E. , Poyraz F., Sercelik A., Boduroglu Y., AKILLI R. , ...Daha Fazla

FOLIA MORPHOLOGICA, cilt.72, ss.123-127, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 72 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5603/fm.2013.0020
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.123-127


Background: The prevalence of coronary artery anomalies (CAA) are reported between 0.6-1.3% in the literature. CAA are usually asymptomatic incidental findings, but they may deteriorate coronary circulation, cause symptoms and lead to sudden cardiac death; especially in young athletes. Since interventional procedures are increasing rapidly for treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD) in the modern era, comprehensive understanding of CAA is becoming progressively critical element in dealing with CAD.