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Case studies
Published online: 2012-10-19
Submitted: 2012-12-28
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Angiographic and stress echocardiographic evaluation after surgical treatment of Bland-White-Garland syndrome and mitral valve insufficiency

Piotr Hendzel, Grzegorz Suwalski, Leszek Gryszko, Przemysław Szałański, Jarosław Gołowicz, Ewa Gierak
Kardiol Pol 2012;70(10):1038-1040.

open access

Vol 70, No 10 (2012)
Case studies
Published online: 2012-10-19
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract

We report case of 58-year-old male patient with severe mitral insufficiency in whom in preoperative angiography anomalous left anterior descending coronary artery arising from pulmonary artery was revealed. Patient successfully underwent mitral valve replacement, ligation and bypass of left anterior descending artery. Eighteen months after surgery control exercise echocardiography and angiography were performed to evaluate coronary flow, valve prosthesis and left ventricle function.

Abstract

We report case of 58-year-old male patient with severe mitral insufficiency in whom in preoperative angiography anomalous left anterior descending coronary artery arising from pulmonary artery was revealed. Patient successfully underwent mitral valve replacement, ligation and bypass of left anterior descending artery. Eighteen months after surgery control exercise echocardiography and angiography were performed to evaluate coronary flow, valve prosthesis and left ventricle function.
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Keywords

Bland-White-Garland syndrome; mitral valve surgery

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Title

Angiographic and stress echocardiographic evaluation after surgical treatment of Bland-White-Garland syndrome and mitral valve insufficiency

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 70, No 10 (2012)

Pages

1038-1040

Published online

2012-10-19

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2012;70(10):1038-1040.

Keywords

Bland-White-Garland syndrome
mitral valve surgery

Authors

Piotr Hendzel
Grzegorz Suwalski
Leszek Gryszko
Przemysław Szałański
Jarosław Gołowicz
Ewa Gierak

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