Cardiac sympathetic denervation in coronary artery fistula

Published on Oct 9, 2020in Journal of Nuclear Cardiology3.366
· DOI :10.1007/S12350-020-02374-Z
Katsuya Mitamura3
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(Kagawa University),
Takashi Norikane7
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(Kagawa University)
+ 5 AuthorsYoshihiro Nishiyama39
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(Kagawa University)
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#1Christina Karazisi (Sahlgrenska University Hospital)H-Index: 2
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Congenital coronary artery fistulas are rare anomalies. As coronary angiography and multidetector computed tomography have become more accessible, they have been increasingly used in the investigation of chest pain and heart failure. Coronary artery fistulas are often an incidental finding, which raises the question of how patients with this condition should be managed. Intervention with either transcatheter closure or surgical closure is often technically possible. Many patients are asymptomati...
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A coronary arterial fistula is a connection between one or more of the coronary arteries and a cardiac chamber or great vessel. This is a rare defect and usually occurs in isolation. Its exact incidence is unknown. The majority of these fistulas are congenital in origin although they may occasionally be detected after cardiac surgery. They do not usually cause symptoms or complications in the first two decades, especially when small. After this age, the frequency of both symptoms and complicatio...
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Congenital abnormalities of the coronary arteries are an uncommon but important cause of chest pain and, in some cases of hemodynamically significant abnormalities, sudden cardiac death. For several decades, premorbid diagnosis of coronary artery anomalies has been made with conventional angiography. However, this imaging technique has limitations due to its projectional and invasive nature. The recent development of electrocardiographically (ECG)–gated multi–detector row computed tomography (CT...
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