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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29749648/adult-type-alcapa-syndrome-a-rare-coronary-artery-anomaly
#1
Alexandros P Patrianakos, Adam Hatzidakis, Maria Marketou, Fragiskos I Parthenakis
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery arising from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA or Bland-White-Garland syndrome) is a rare but serious congenital coronary artery anomaly, with a poor prognosis without surgical repair. There are two types of ALCAPA syndrome: infant type and adult type. We present a rare case of a 63-year-old female patient, with isolated left anterior descending artery origin from the pulmonary artery. Coronary computed tomography angiography revealed giant and tortuous coronary arteries with many collaterals between the left and right coronary system...
May 11, 2018: Echocardiography
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29716711/cardiac-magnetic-resonance-imaging-myocardial-scar-and-coronary-flow-pattern-in-anomalous-origin-of-left-coronary-artery-from-the-pulmonary-artery
#2
Parag Bhalgat, Abhijeet Naik, Prasanna Salvi, Nilesh Bhadane, Kshiti Shah, Bhawan Paunipagar, Suresh Joshi
BACKGROUND: Anomalous origin of left coronary artery from pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is a very rare congenital heart defect characterized by myocardial ischemia and ultimately scaring. The scar burden will determine eventual recovery of left ventricular function after corrective surgery. MATERIAL METHOD: All patients with proven diagnosis of ALCAPA and who underwent treatment at present centre were included. Detail echocardiography and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) (delayed Gadolinium enhancement) was performed before and after surgery...
March 2018: Indian Heart Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29692231/anomalous-origin-of-the-left-coronary-artery-from-the-pulmonary-artery-alcapa-ccta-demonstration-of-anatomy-relevant-to-adult-ischemic-cardiomyopathy-presentation-and-utilization-of-images-for-virtual-surgical-planning
#3
Jerold S Shinbane, Vaughn Starnes, John Cleveland, Christopher Lee
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2018: World Journal for Pediatric & Congenital Heart Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29662704/diagnosis-of-anomalous-origin-of-the-left-coronary-artery-from-the-pulmonary-artery-with-echocardiography-and-digital-subtraction-angiography
#4
Haiyan Yang, Jinqing Li, Xiaojuan Ji
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is a common coronary artery anomaly associated with high mortality and may lead to sudden death if left unrecognized and untreated. This report describes an 8-year-old female who had cardiac murmur but with no clinical symptoms. Electrocardiogram (ECG) was normal, but echocardiography made the diagnosis of ALCAPA. Digital subtraction angiography (DSA) with cardiac catheterization angiography (CAG) confirmed the diagnosis, and finally, the patient received surgery...
2018: Case Reports in Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29629556/aortic-re-implantation-in-a-case-of-anomalous-origin-of-the-left-coronary-artery-from-the-right-pulmonary-artery-in-a-toddler
#5
Vladlen V Bazylev, Igor E Chernogrivov, Aleksei E Chernogrivov
This tutorial  demonstrates correction of the rarest congenital coronary anomaly, anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the right pulmonary artery (ALCAPA RPA). We present the features of surgical repair in the case of a toddler patient with an associated atrial septal defect.
February 26, 2018: Multimedia Manual of Cardiothoracic Surgery: MMCTS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628455/vascular-network-inside-the-heart-collateral-flow-on-color-doppler-echo-in-a-child-with-anomalous-left-coronary-artery-from-the-pulmonary-artery-alcapa
#6
Lisheng Lin, Takashi Murakami, Junko Shiono, Hitoshi Horigome
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 6, 2018: Circulation Journal: Official Journal of the Japanese Circulation Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29548537/anomalous-left-coronary-artery-from-the-pulmonary-artery-alcapa-diagnosed-in-adulthood-varied-clinical-presentation-therapeutic-approach-and-outcome
#7
M Boutsikou, D Shore, W Li, M Rubens, A Pijuan, M A Gatzoulis, S V Babu-Narayan
INTRODUCTION: The diagnosis of ALCAPA syndrome is sporadic in adulthood, of the limited cases in the literature most are incidental or without symptoms. There is a broad spectrum of clinical manifestations of ALCAPA syndrome however, including sudden cardiac death. CASES: We present herewith a series of 12 consecutive patients with ALCAPA, all diagnosed in adulthood (between 18 and 73 years of age). Five patients developed symptoms (breathlessness) after the fourth decade of life, 3 were undiagnosed despite a history of previous mitral valve repair, one presented with heart failure, one with resuscitated cardiac arrest, whereas two patients were asymptomatic...
June 15, 2018: International Journal of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29541807/left-circumflex-coronary-artery-from-the-pulmonary-artery-in-scimitar-syndrome
#8
Ilaria Bo, Thomas Semple, Emma Cheasty, Michael B Rubens, Siew Yen Ho, Michael L Rigby, Edward D Nicol
BACKGROUND: Scimitar syndrome is a rare combination of cardiopulmonary abnormalities found in 1-3 per 1000 live births. Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is only found in 1 in 250-400 congenital heart disease patients. OBJECTIVE: We aimed to investigate the incidence of left circumflex ALCAPA within our referral center's cohort of scimitar syndrome patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A review of medical records, cardiac imaging and operative notes from all patients diagnosed with scimitar syndrome at our center between 1992 and 2016 was undertaken and all imaging reviewed...
May 2018: Pediatric Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29530774/anomalous-left-coronary-artery-from-the-pulmonary-artery-masquerading-as-peripartum-cardiomyopathy
#9
Jonathan Frigault, Valérie Lafrenière-Bessi, Jean Perron, Élisabeth Bédard, François Philippon, Paul Poirier, Éric Larose, Frédéric Jacques
Diagnosed with peripartum cardiomyopathy 8 years earlier, a 45-year-old female suffered sudden cardiac death. Following resuscitation, the patient was diagnosed with an anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery and underwent a successful coronary repair. The management of a patient with clinical features of cardiomyopathy is reviewed. Anomalous left coronary artery originating from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is a rare but potentially lethal congenital anomaly affecting 1 in 300,000 live births1 ...
March 9, 2018: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29528421/the-outcome-of-mitral-regurgitation-after-the-repair-of-anomalous-left-coronary-artery-from-the-pulmonary-artery-in-infants-and-older-children
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Deepa Sasikumar, Baiju S Dharan, Priyadarshini Arunakumar, Arun Gopalakrishnan, Sivasubramonian Sivasankaran, Kavasseri M Krishnamoorthy
OBJECTIVES: Mitral regurgitation (MR) in the majority of infants with an anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) has been shown to improve without concomitant mitral valve repair. However, the outcome of MR in older children with ALCAPA is unclear. The purpose of this study was to compare the outcome of MR following the ALCAPA repair in infants and older children. METHODS: Forty-six patients (34 were younger than 1 year and 12 were aged 1-12 years) underwent the repair for ALCAPA in our institution from June 2006 to June 2016...
March 8, 2018: Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29505752/a-congenital-culprit-anomalous-origin-of-the-left-coronary-artery-from-the-pulmonary-artery
#11
Pooja Prasad, Benjamin R Stripe, Ezra A Amsterdam, Gagan D Singh
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2, 2018: American Journal of Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29356089/adult-presentation-of-alcapa-echo-and-ct-diagnosis
#12
Edmund Kenneth Kerut, Philip G Kogos, Jason H Anderson, Michael Turner, Robert Ascuitto, Nancy Ross-Ascuitto, Sameh M Said
A healthy 20-year-old male presented with aborted sudden death. Both thoracic echocardiography and cardiac computed tomographic angiography demonstrated the characteristic findings of ALCAPA noting a dilated and tortuous right coronary artery, dilated coronary collateral arteries within the interventricular septum or along the surface of the heart, and visualization of the left coronary artery origin from the posterior aspect of the main pulmonary artery. Both imaging modalities demonstrated all three characteristic findings of this rare coronary anomaly and served as complementary imaging studies for surgical correction...
January 21, 2018: Echocardiography
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29323747/comprehensive-intraoperative-transesophageal-echocardiography-of-anomalous-left-coronary-artery-from-pulmonary-artery-what-to-look-for-and-where-to-look
#13
Keerthi Chigurupati, Subin Sukesan, Pravin S Lovhale, Baiju S Dharan, Thomas Koshy
Anomalous origin of left coronary artery from pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) accounts for 0.4% of the congenital heart diseases. Comprehensive 2D and 3D transesophageal echocardiographic imaging of a well-collateralized subset of ALCAPA is described. A nonstandard short-axis view of both aorta and pulmonary arteries showed the origin of left coronary artery from the posterior sinus of the pulmonary artery and right coronary artery in its usual position. Pulse-wave interrogation of the coronary arteries showed the direction of flow in opposite directions...
March 2018: Echocardiography
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29248407/multimodality-imaging-of-rare-adult-presentation-of-alcapa-treated-with-takeuchi-repair
#14
Arka Chatterjee, Thomas E Watts, David C Mauchley, Ami E Iskandrian, Mark A Law
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 8, 2018: JACC. Cardiovascular Interventions
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29184269/different-presentation-of-anomalous-origin-of-the-left-coronary-artery-from-the-pulmonary-artery-in-adults-case-reports
#15
Alwaleed Al-Dairy, Yousef Rezaei, Maziar Gholampour Dehaki, Anita Sadeghpour, Zia Totonchi, Hamidreza Pouraliakbar, Alireza Alizadeh Ghavidel
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is a rare congenital cardiac malformation. We report three cases of ALCAPA who survived to adulthood. The first case was a 51-year-old woman who complained of typical chest pain that was diagnosed with ALCAPA using cardiac catheterization and coronary computed tomographic angiography (CTA). The second case was a 30-year-old woman with a history of surgery for atrial septal defect at 10 years old who presented with progressive exertional dyspnea...
November 2017: Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29182759/long-term-outcome-after-anomalous-left-coronary-artery-from-the-pulmonary-artery-repair-a-40-year-single-centre-experience
#16
Rüdiger Lange, Julie Cleuziou, Markus Krane, Peter Ewert, Jelena Pabst von Ohain, Elisabeth Beran, Keti Vitanova
OBJECTIVES: An anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is a rare congenital anomaly, often associated with severely impaired left ventricular (LV) contractility and functional mitral valve (MV) regurgitation. Current data suggest that earlier correction of ALCAPA may result in a more complete recovery of LV function. By analysing the results of a large single-centre ALCAPA cohort, we sought to investigate whether these treatment paradigms remain valid. METHODS: A retrospective study was performed evaluating all patients undergoing repair of ALCAPA over a period of almost 40 years...
April 1, 2018: European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29176139/preoperative-evaluation-and-midterm-outcomes-after-the-surgical-correction-of-anomalous-origin-of-the-left-coronary-artery-from-the-pulmonary-artery-in-50-infants-and-children
#17
Hui-Li Zhang, Shou-Jun Li, Xu Wang, Jun Yan, Zhong-Dong Hua
BACKGROUND: Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery (LCA) from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is a rather rare congenital anomaly that has a profound effect on heart function. This study aimed to retrospectively illustrate the perioperative clinical features, therapy experience, and midterm outcomes after surgical correction, and to determine the value of left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) and myocardial viability in differentiating critically ill patients among infants and children with ALCAPA...
December 5, 2017: Chinese Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29175205/anomalous-origin-of-the-left-coronary-artery-from-the-pulmonary-artery-presenting-in-adulthood-a-french-nationwide-retrospective-study-an-editorial-commentary
#18
EDITORIAL
Constantine Mavroudis
Adults with anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery typically have multiple venous and arterial collateral arteries surrounding the artery, making precise ligation imperative. Most physicians delay mitral valve repair until left ventricular function improves allowing for reperfusion through a 2-coronary system reimplanting the anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery into the aorta.
November 22, 2017: Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29062380/anomalous-left-coronary-artery-from-the-pulmonary-artery-presenting-with-atypical-chest-pain-in-an-adult-a-case-report
#19
Reza Jafarzadeh Esfehani, Sara Hosseini, Mahmood Ebrahimi, Majid Jalalyazdi, Azadeh Mahmoudi Gharaee
The anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is a rare congenital anomaly. The usual clinical course is severe left-sided heart failure and mitral valve insufficiency presenting during the first months of life. However, in some cases, the collateral blood supply from the right coronary artery is sufficient and symptoms may be subtle or even absent. We describe a 49-year-old woman presenting with atypical chest pain during physical exertion. The exercise tolerance test and then coronary angiography by indication revealed an anomalous origin of the left coronary artery...
July 2017: Journal of Tehran Heart Center
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29050847/anomalous-origin-of-the-left-coronary-artery-from-the-pulmonary-artery-presenting-in-adulthood-a-french-nationwide-retrospective-study
#20
Laura Le Berre, Alban-Elouen Baruteau, Alain Fraisse, Dominique Boulmier, Maria Jimenez, Bruno Gallet, Karine Warin Fresse, Jacques Mansourati, Patrice Guerin
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is a rare congenital heart disease usually diagnosed during the first months of life. Without surgical treatment, ALCAPA carries a high mortality risk, and disease presentation in adulthood is rare. We describe the diagnosis and management of patients presenting with ALCAPA in adulthood. This multicenter French nationwide retrospective study included adult patients diagnosed from 1980 to 2014. Eleven adult patients (mean age: 38 ± 17 years) were analyzed...
August 25, 2017: Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
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