publication . Article . 2003

Anatomical-clinical investigations of variations of the human coronary arteries

Aida Hasanović; Faruk Dilberović; Fehim Ovčina;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2003 Journal: Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences (issn: 1512-8601, eissn: 1840-4812, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Association of Basic Medical Sciences of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Abstract
Variations of the human coronary arteries have always attracted the attention of many researchers. A review of the literature shows that variations can cause ischemic heart disease or sudden cardiac death. The aim of the investigations was to examine the existence and clinical significance of variations of the human coronary arteries. Special attention has been focused on myocardial bridging of the coronary arteries and coronary arteriovenous fistula. Our investigations were carried out on the human hearts at the Department of Anatomy and on patients at the Cardiology Department of University Clinical Centre in Sarajevo. Using the method of dissection and corona...
Subjects
free text keywords: coronary arteries, variations, ischemia, dissection, angiography, Medicine (General), R5-920
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