Title: Right coronary translocation for anomalous origin of right coronary artery from the left coronary sinus
Authors: Goda, Motohiko ×
Meuris, Bart
Meyns, Bart #
Issue Date: Aug-2011
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Series Title: Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery vol:13 issue:2 pages:201-202
Abstract: We describe right coronary translocation as a simplified surgical procedure for right coronary artery arising from the left sinus with an intramural course. At surgery, the right coronary artery was transected, distal to the intramural segment and subsequently anastomosed to the ascending aorta above the right coronary sinus. This translocation was performed in four consecutive patients with good early and medium-term results. This technique of right coronary translocation is an alternative strategy to coronary artery bypass or the unroofing technique.
ISSN: 1569-9293
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Cardiac Surgery
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