Exertional sudden cardiac death in a young athlete with anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the opposite sinus

Erik Wissner, Luis R. Scott, Komandoor Srivathsan, Gregory T. Altemose

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Abstract

An 18-year-old male athlete sustained exertional sudden cardiac death. Evaluation and intervention revealed the finding of an anomalous origin of the left coronary artery circulation from the opposite coronary sinus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1022-1023
Number of pages2
JournalEuropace
Volume10
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2008

Keywords

  • Athlete
  • Coronary artery anomalies
  • Left ventricular assist device
  • Sudden cardiac death

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Exertional sudden cardiac death in a young athlete with anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the opposite sinus'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this