Start Submission Become a Reviewer

Reading: A Rare Case of a Giant Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm

Download

A- A+
Alt. Display

Case Reports

A Rare Case of a Giant Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm

Authors:

Walid K Abu Saleh ,

Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, US
About Walid K
M.D.
X close

Odeaa Aljabbari,

Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, US
About Odeaa
M.D.
X close

Michael J Reardon

Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, US
About Michael J
M.D.
X close

Abstract

We report the case of a 34-year-old female patient with a giant thrombus-filled aneurysm of the right coronary artery presenting as a spherical cardiac mass on echocardiography. The cardiac mass was found to be an 8-cm right coronary artery aneurysm on cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, which also revealed a 3.5-cm proximal left coronary aneurysm and a very small aneurysm at the origin of the obtuse marginal coronary artery. Due to the extent and size of the right coronary aneurysm, a decision for surgical intervention was made. Resection of the right coronary artery aneurysm with vein graft replacement and a bypass to the left anterior descending followed by subsequent exclusion of the aneurysm was successfully performed.

How to Cite: 1. Abu Saleh WK, Aljabbari O, Reardon MJ. A Rare Case of a Giant Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal. 2015;11(2):135-136. DOI: http://doi.org/10.14797/mdcj-11-2-135
Published on 01 Apr 2015.
Peer Reviewed

Downloads

  • PDF (EN)