9. Coronary Anatomy for Interventionalists

  1. Farhood Saremi MD Professor1,
  2. Stephan Achenbach MD Professor2,
  3. Eloisa Arbustini MD, FESC Prof.ssa Specialista Direttore3 and
  4. Jagat Narula MD, PhD, FACC, FRCP Professor Chief Director4,5,6,7
  1. Stephan Achenbach MD Professor

Published Online: 15 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323191.ch9

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

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

How to Cite

Achenbach, S. (2010) Coronary Anatomy for Interventionalists, 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.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

    Department of Cardiology, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany

  3. 3

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

  4. 4

    School of Medicine, Irvine, CA, USA

  5. 5

    UC Irvine Douglas Hospital, Irvine, CA, USA

  6. 6

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

  7. 7

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

Author Information

  1. Department of Cardiology, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany

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 interventionalists;
  • normal coronary anatomy;
  • three-dimensional visualization of heart - as obtained by contrast-enhanced computed tomography;
  • coronary dominance;
  • coronary artery segments;
  • origin of coronary arteries - from aortic root;
  • sinoatrial nodal branch;
  • AV nodal branch;
  • myocardial bridging, segment of a major epicardial coronary artery - intramural course through myocardium beneath muscle bridge;
  • coronary artery bypass grafts

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Normal Coronary Anatomy

  • Coronary Dominance

  • Coronary Artery Segments

  • Origin of the Coronary Arteries from the Aortic Root

  • Details of Coronary Anatomy

  • Myocardial Bridging

  • Anomalous Coronary Arteries

  • Coronary Atherosclerosis

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts

  • Coronary Veins

  • References