Advertisement

Persistent bi-coronary Thebesian veins to the left ventricle

Abstract

In this image case we describe a relatively rare vascular malformation known of as Thebesian veins, which in some cases could cause cardiac ischemia and ventricular arrhytmias.

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.

Access options

Buy single article

Instant unlimited access to the full article PDF.

US$ 39.95

Price includes VAT for USA

Fig. 1

References

  1. 1.

    Gowda RM, Vasvada BC, Khan IA, et al. Coronary artery fistulas: clinical and therapeutic considerations. Int J Cardiol. 2006;107:7–10.

  2. 2.

    Krishnan U, Schmitt M. Persistent thebesian sinusoids presenting as ischemic heart disease. Circulation. 2008;117:e315–6.

Download references

Author information

Correspondence to C. L. Meuwese.

Electronic supplementary material

Below is the link to the electronic supplementary material.

(MPG 14877 kb)

ESM 1

(MPG 14877 kb)

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Meuwese, C.L., Aanhaanen, W.T.J. & Van Hessen, M.W. Persistent bi-coronary Thebesian veins to the left ventricle. Neth Heart J 22, 409 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12471-012-0344-0

Download citation

Keywords

  • Thebesian veins
  • Ischemia
  • Ventricular tachycardia