Anomalous Aortic Origin of the Right Coronary Artery: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
KeywordsAnomalous aortic origin of the right coronary artery, AAORCA, unroofing, coronary artery bypass graft, reimplantation
Patients with symptomatic or malignant anomalous aortic origin of the right coronary artery (AAORCA) warrant surgical treatment to decrease morbidity and mortality. Various surgical techniques have been implemented including unroofing, reimplantation and bypass grafting. A 43-year-old woman presented with intermittent chest pain due to malignant AAORCA and received saphenous bypass grafting, instead of reimplantation, due to intraoperative spasm.
Issue: 2022: Vol 9 No 12 (view)