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The left anterior descending artery arising from the right sinus of Valsalva: A case report
Coronary artery anomalies occur in less than 1% of patients who undergo coronary angiography and they account for 1% to 2% of all cases of congenital heart disease. The most commonly encountered anomaly, the circumflex ...
Relationship between HbA1c and coronary flow rate in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and angiographically normal coronary arteries
Objectives: We examined the relationship between glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) level and coronary flow rate in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and angiographically normal coronary arteries. Study design: The ...
Acute heart failure and near-syncope associated with giant left atrial ball thrombus occluding left ventricular inflow tract
A 70-year-old female patient was admitted to our department with symptoms and signs of acute heart failure and near syncope. After hospitalization, both transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) and subsequent transesophageal ...
Initial syncope associated with alternating attacks of supraventricular tachycardia and atrioventricular block long after surgical correction of tricuspid atresia
The Fontan procedure has become a generic term to define a surgical procedure that orients the systemic venous return directly to the pulmonary arteries, and has been used as a palliative operation for pulmonary atresia, ...
Triple right coronary artery accompanied by an ectopic circumflex artery arising from right sinus of Valsalva
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Double right coronary artery in an elderly patient
Coronary artery anomalies are encountered in less than 1% of patients undergoing coronary angiography. Among these, double right coronary artery (RCA) is extremely uncommon, and to our knowledge, only nine cases have been ...
Evaluation of the patients' level of knowledge about diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in cardiology [Kardiyolojide uygulanan tanisal ve terapötik işlemler hakkinda hastalarin bilgi düzeyinin de?erlendirilmesi]
Objectives: It is sometimes observed that informing patients about cardiovascular procedures is not taken into appropriate consideration. In this study, we assessed the patients' level of knowledge obtained through informing ...
Torsades de pointes with a severely prolonged QT interval induced by an initial low dose sotalol intake
Many drugs, including sotalol, have been implicated in prolonging QT interval and triggering torsades de pointes, a potentially fatal ventricular arrhythmia, especially during chronic therapy or in case of acute high dose ...