29. Congenital Anomalies of the Coronary Arteries

  1. Wyman W. Lai MD, MPH Director Associate Professor3,4,
  2. Luc L. Mertens MD, PhD Section Head Associate Professor5,6,
  3. Meryl S. Cohen MD Associate Professor Director7,8,9 and
  4. Tal Geva MD Professor of Pediatrics Chief10,11
  1. J. René Herlong MD Assistant Professor Medical Director1,2

Published Online: 5 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch29

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

How to Cite

Herlong, J. R. (2009) Congenital Anomalies of the Coronary Arteries, in Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult (eds W. W. Lai, L. L. Mertens, M. S. Cohen and T. Geva), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch29

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Columbia University, USA

  2. 4

    Non-Invasive Cardiology Imaging, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian, New York, NY, USA

  3. 5

    Echocardiography, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

  4. 6

    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

  5. 7

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 8

    Echocardiography Laboratory, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  7. 9

    Cardiology Fellowship Training Program, The Children' Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  8. 10

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  9. 11

    Division of Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging, Department of Cardiology, Children' Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA

  2. 2

    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405174015

Online ISBN: 9781444306309

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Keywords:

  • coronary artery and congenital anomalies;
  • normal coronary anatomy;
  • left main coronary artery from left sinus of Valsalva;
  • adult and alternative imaging techniques;
  • coronary artery anatomy and minor variations;
  • ALCAPA syndrome;
  • congenital coronary artery aneurysm;
  • coronary artery anomaly and congenital heart disease

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • Developmental considerations

  • Normal coronary anatomy

  • Physiology

  • Echocardiographic features pertinent to all anomalies

  • Congenital coronary artery anomalies

  • References