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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 39, Issue 3, pp 265–273 | Cite as

Coronary artery anomalies and clinically important anatomy in patients with congenital heart disease: multislice CT findings

  • Hyun Woo Goo
  • Dong-Man Seo
  • Tae-Jin Yun
  • Jeong-Jun Park
  • In-Sook Park
  • Jae Kon Ko
  • Young Hwee Kim
Pictorial Essay

Abstract

In patients with congenital heart disease, coronary artery anomalies are common and have different clinical importance from individuals with structurally normal hearts. Visibility of the coronary arteries by CT has markedly improved due to high temporal resolution and ECG-synchronized data acquisition. In this article we describe current multislice CT techniques for coronary artery imaging and illustrate coronary artery anomalies and clinically important coronary artery anatomy from the point of view of congenital heart disease.

Keywords

Coronary artery anomalies Congenital heart disease Multislice CT Children 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hyun Woo Goo
    • 1
  • Dong-Man Seo
    • 2
  • Tae-Jin Yun
    • 2
  • Jeong-Jun Park
    • 2
  • In-Sook Park
    • 3
  • Jae Kon Ko
    • 3
  • Young Hwee Kim
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiology, Asan Medical CenterUniversity of Ulsan College of MedicineSeoulKorea
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Asan Medical CenterUniversity of Ulsan College of MedicineSeoulSouth Korea
  3. 3.Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Asan Medical CenterUniversity of Ulsan College of MedicineSeoulSouth Korea

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