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Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery: The Role of Multimodal Imaging—A Case Report

Department of Cardiology, East Surrey Hospital, Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, Redhill RH1 5RH, UK
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Cardiogenetics 2020, 10(2), 25-32; https://doi.org/10.3390/cardiogenetics10020006
Received: 29 October 2020 / Accepted: 2 November 2020 / Published: 4 November 2020
Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery (ALCAPA) is a rare coronary artery anomaly which accounts for 0.25–0.5% of all congenital cardiac diseases, where most die within the first year of life. We present a case report of a 50-year-old lady who presented to hospital with persistent palpitations. Her admission electrocardiogram found her to be in Atrial Fibrillation (AF). She was rate-controlled and subsequently discharged. Despite that, she represented with further episodes of AF and was referred for an outpatient transthoracic echocardiogram. This revealed a dilated right coronary artery, retrograde flow in the left coronary artery and collateral flow in the myocardium. To investigate, the patient had undergone further imaging which confirmed the diagnosis. As such, she was later shortlisted for surgical intervention. Conclusively, our case exemplifies the role of multimodal imaging to identify the features of ALCAPA and may be useful for the purposes of surgical intervention. View Full-Text
Keywords: ALCAPA; adult variant; multimodal imaging; steal phenomenon ALCAPA; adult variant; multimodal imaging; steal phenomenon
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Singh, M.; Gomes, A.T.; El-Haddad, M.; Saidmeerasah, A.K.; Iqbal, R. Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery: The Role of Multimodal Imaging—A Case Report. Cardiogenetics 2020, 10, 25-32. https://doi.org/10.3390/cardiogenetics10020006

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Singh M, Gomes AT, El-Haddad M, Saidmeerasah AK, Iqbal R. Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery: The Role of Multimodal Imaging—A Case Report. Cardiogenetics. 2020; 10(2):25-32. https://doi.org/10.3390/cardiogenetics10020006

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Singh, Mita, Ana T. Gomes, Moad El-Haddad, Abdel K. Saidmeerasah, and Rashid Iqbal. 2020. "Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery: The Role of Multimodal Imaging—A Case Report" Cardiogenetics 10, no. 2: 25-32. https://doi.org/10.3390/cardiogenetics10020006

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