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Anatomy Of Coronary Arteries
If your coronary artery origin/anatomy is seen on echocardiogram does this most likely rule out congenital coronary anomalies?
Arteries are a type of blood vessels. We can divide blood vessels into 2 categories. Arteries are high pressure vessels which deliver (red) oxygen + blood out into the body. Veins on the other hand or low pressure vessels which return (dark) oxygent - blood from the body ...Read more
Heart arteries : The coronaries arteries branch off the aorta and run on top of the heart muscle, they provide blood, nutrients and oxygen to the heart muscle for it to keep pumping. When those arteries are blocked the heart muscle can die in a process called heart attack causing the patient to die or causing permanent muscle damage and heart failure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Congenital: They're errors of the coronary anatomy that you're born with. Most are benign. A few are potentially lethal. ...Read more
Congenital defect: There are multiple congenital abnormalities involving the origin or anatomy of the coronary arteries. Some are benign, others require surgical repair. Undiagnosed coronary artery anomalies may result sudden cardiac death in sports. Fortunately, serious abnormalities occur in less than 1 % of births. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Lad ("left anterior descending" artery)--affects anterior (front) wall of the left ventricle, and apex (the tip). Circumflex artery--affects the lateral wall of left ventricle, and usually part of the posterior (back). Right coronary artery--affects inferior (bottom) wall of left ventricle and all of the right ventricle (if occluded proximally enough in its course). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Coronary: The general coronary anatomy starts with the left main coronary artery and the right coronary artery. These two separate arteries branch into the rest. Rarely a person has only one and the right coronary branches off the left main. ...Read more
Single coronary: There are a variety of different coronary arteries like the "main" the "right" the "circumflex" to name a few. They refer to specific vessels that nourish parts of the heart muscle. When someone refers to "single coronary artery"" they usually mean there is an issue with only one vessel as opposed to more than one of the heart (coronary) vessels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anatomy: Hello noni -- i think you are referring to a coronary anatomy -- so for every procedure and surgery, the surgeon must know the anatomy of the organ they are trying to operate -- and in case of coronary anatomy, they vary some, so diagnostic evaluation is done preceding any surgical contemplation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a cardiac mr scan see your coronary arteries? Or a chest ct scan with contrast? Can either see if they are connecting rite?
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