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Left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery
  1. Jane Somerville,
  2. Donald N. Ross
  1. Institute of Cardiology and National Heart Hospital, London

    Physiological considerations of surgical correction


    A 13-year-old boy with anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery has been studied before and after anastomosis of the artery to the aorta, using a saphenous vein graft. There was suggestive evidence of improved left ventricular function following operation. The presence of associated mitral regurgitation is suspected from the auscultatory findings.

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