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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 5180472, 2 pages
Case Report

Giant Coronary Artery Aneurysm Causing Acute Anterior Myocardial Infarction

1Department of Cardiology, Samsun Education and Research Hospital, Samsun, Turkey
2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Samsun Education and Research Hospital, Samsun, Turkey

Received 31 July 2016; Accepted 25 October 2016

Academic Editor: Michael S. Firstenberg

Copyright © 2016 Ahmet Yanık 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.


A 70-year-old man with hypertension was admitted to our coronary ICU with acute anterior MI. Emergent primary PCI was planned and coronary angiography was performed. LAD artery was totally occluded in the proximal segment just after a huge 32 × 26 mm sized aneurysm. Emergent CABG operation was performed in 75 minutes because of multivessel disease including the RCA and left circumflex artery. Aneurysm was ligated and coronary bypass was performed using LIMA and saphenous grafts. The postoperative course of the patient was uneventful. He was discharged with medical therapy including ASA, clopidogrel, and atorvastatin. He was asymptomatic at his polyclinic visit in the first month.