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Title: Communication between left main stem trunk and proximal segment of left anterior descending coronary artery rescues left ventricular ejection fraction of a patient with three vessel disease
Author(s): TSIOUFIS, Costas , STEFANIDIS, Christodoulos , TOUTOUZAS, Pavlos
Journal: Acta Cardiologica
Volume: 57    Issue: 3   Date: June 2002   
Pages: 229-230
DOI: 10.2143/AC.57.3.2005394

Abstract :
The well-known congenital anomalies of the left main stem refer mainly to its anomalous origin from the pulmonary artery or the right aortic sinus.We present a patient with a large communication between the left main stem trunk and the proximal segment of the left anterior descending coronary artery which preserves the left ventricular systolic performance in the setting of significant three-vessel disease.