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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 642126, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/642126
Case Report

Preoperative Assessment of Anomalous Right Coronary Artery Arising from the Main Pulmonary Artery

1Division of Cardiology, The Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
2Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA

Received 6 April 2011; Revised 12 April 2011; Accepted 12 April 2011

Academic Editor: T. A. Salerno

Copyright © 2011 Marshall W. Winner III et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the pulmonary artery is a rare condition. Two cases are presented in this paper. One case was treated by ligation and coronary artery bypass. The other was treated by direct reimplantation of the anomalous coronary artery into the aorta.