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Cardiac Computed Tomography in the Diagnosis of Adult Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Main Pulmonary Artery in the Caribbean


Definitive diagnosis of an anomalous coronary artery from the main pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) can be difficult.  Cardiac computed tomography (cardiac CT) has the ability to safely, cheaply and non-invasively allow direct visualization of the anomalous coronary connection and can demonstrate the systemic-to-venous flow which underlies the coronary steal phenomenon.

December 26, 2018
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