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J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2013 Apr;57(2):184-90. doi: 10.1111/j.1754-9485.2012.02428.x. Epub 2012 Jul 30.

Coronary artery anomalies in adults: imaging at dual source CT coronary angiography.

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  • 1CT and MRI Department, 'Hygeia' Hospital, Athens, Greece.


Congenital abnormalities of the coronary arteries have an incidence of 1%, and most of these are benign. However, a small number are associated with myocardial ischaemia and sudden death. Various imaging modalities are available for coronary artery assessment. Recently, multi-detector CT has emerged as an accurate diagnostic tool for defining coronary artery anomalies. The purpose of this pictorial essay is to review the dual source CT appearance of congenital anomalies of the coronary arteries in adults.

© 2012 The Authors. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology © 2012 The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists.

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