Dobutamine stress echocardiography in anomalous left coronary artery

S. M. Leal, A. C. Carvalho, W. Mathias, A. M. Arruda, J. L. Andrade

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Abstract

The evaluation of left ventricular function with dobutamine stress echocardiography is described for the first time in a patient with anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary trunk during the preoperative and postoperative periods. This method demonstrated signs of myocardial ischemia that were not seen on the resting echocardiogram during the preoperative period and ventricular function recovery after surgical intervention.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)178-181
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Cardiology
Volume19
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 1998

Keywords

  • Anomalous left coronary artery
  • Dobutamine stress echocardiography
  • Left ventricular function

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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