10. Coronary Anatomy for Surgeons

  1. Farhood Saremi MD Professor5,
  2. Stephan Achenbach MD Professor6,
  3. Eloisa Arbustini MD, FESC Prof.ssa Specialista Direttore7 and
  4. Jagat Narula MD, PhD, FACC, FRCP Professor Chief Director8,9,10,11
  1. Farhood Saremi MD Professor1,5,
  2. Amir Abolhoda MD Associate Professor1,2 and
  3. Gustavo Abuin MD Chief Director3,4

Published Online: 15 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323191.ch10

Revisiting Cardiac Anatomy: A Computed-Tomography-Based Atlas and Reference

Revisiting Cardiac Anatomy: A Computed-Tomography-Based Atlas and Reference

How to Cite

Saremi, F., Abolhoda, A. and Abuin, G. (2010) Coronary Anatomy for Surgeons, in Revisiting Cardiac Anatomy: A Computed-Tomography-Based Atlas and Reference (eds F. Saremi, S. Achenbach, E. Arbustini and J. Narula), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323191.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA

  2. 6

    Department of Cardiology, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany

  3. 7

    Centro Malattie Genetiche Cardiovascolari, Area Trapiantologica, IRCCS Fondazione Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy

  4. 8

    School of Medicine, Irvine, CA, USA

  5. 9

    UC Irvine Douglas Hospital, Irvine, CA, USA

  6. 10

    Memorial Heart & Vascular Institute, Long Beach Memorial Hospital, Irvine, CA, USA

  7. 11

    Edwards Lifesciences Center for Advanced CV Technology, School of Engineering, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of California Irvine, UCI Medical Center, Irvine, CA, USA

  2. 2

    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA

  3. 3

    Instituto Cardiovascular Rawson, Argentina

  4. 4

    Instituto de Neurobiologìa, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  5. 5

    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 29 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405194693

Online ISBN: 9781444323191

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Keywords:

  • coronary anatomy for surgeons;
  • compilation of high-resolution multidetector CT (MDCT) images of coronary vessels;
  • right coronary artery;
  • right and left main (LM) coronary arteries - first branches of aortic root;
  • blood supply, of cardiac conduction system;
  • anatomic variants of coronary arteries;
  • congenital anomalies of coronary arteries - uncommon findings in healthy individuals;
  • CT imaging of coronary bypass grafts;
  • left internal mammary artery - pedicled LIMA, most valuable and durable conduit utilized in routine CABG procedure;
  • preoperative imaging in redo-surgery

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Normal Coronary Arteries

  • Anatomic Variants of the Coronary Arteries

  • CT Imaging of Coronary Bypass Grafts

  • References