Percutaneous coronary intervention in four month old infant for acute myocardial ischemia after repaired ALCAPA

Authors

  • Mirsad Kacila Specialized Hospital “Heart Center”, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Mirza Halimić Specialized Hospital “Heart Center”, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Merjema Karavdić Specialized Hospital “Heart Center”, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2057-8240
  • Almira Kadić Specialized Hospital “Heart Center”, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7508-4219
  • Saša Lukić Specialized Hospital “Heart Center”, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Sanko Pandur Specialized Hospital “Heart Center”, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Nusreta Hadzimuratović Specialized Hospital “Heart Center”, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17532/jhsci.2019.871

Keywords:

Anomalous origin, left coronary artery, pulmonary artery, percutaneous coronary intervention, infant, heart failure, treatment, ALCAPA

Abstract

Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is rare, but life-threatening condition. The treatment of choice in patients with ALCAPA is the establishment of a dual coronary artery system with surgical reimplantation of the left coronary artery in the left coronary sinus. Percutaneous coronary intervention is infrequent in the pediatric population but can be a life-saving by promptly restoring flow to an obstructed coronary artery. It is a highly demanding and high-risk procedure in infants due to the technical difficulties and the small coronary artery diameter in infants.

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Published

2019-12-31

How to Cite

Kacila, M., Halimić, M., Karavdić, M., Kadić, A., Lukić, S., Pandur, S., & Hadzimuratović, N. (2019). Percutaneous coronary intervention in four month old infant for acute myocardial ischemia after repaired ALCAPA. Journal of Health Sciences, 9(3), 173-176. https://doi.org/10.17532/jhsci.2019.871

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Case reports