coronary artery


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coronary artery

n.
Either of two arteries that originate in the aorta and supply blood to the muscular tissue of the heart.

coronary artery

n
(Anatomy) either of two arteries branching from the aorta and supplying blood to the heart

cor′onary ar′tery


n.
either of two arteries that originate in the aorta and supply the heart muscle with blood.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coronary artery - the artery that branches from the aorta to supply blood to the heartcoronary artery - the artery that branches from the aorta to supply blood to the heart
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
atrial artery - the branch of the coronary artery that supplies the muscles of the atria
right coronary artery - arises from the right aortic sinus; supplies the right side of the heart
left coronary artery - arises from the left aortic sinus; supplies the left side of the heart
ticker, heart, pump - the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body; "he stood still, his heart thumping wildly"
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Keywords: Coronary Artery Disease, Coronary Angiography, Risk Factors.
Objective: To analyze the correlation between coronary artery lesion and cardiac function change among elderly patients with coronary heart disease (CHD).
Prevalence of Third Coronary Artery: Variation or Constant Coronary Artery?
In patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), coronary stents are used to open narrowed arteries and also help in reducing symptoms, such as chest pain (angina), as well as in the treatment of heart attack.
Coronary artery fistula is an exceedingly uncommon congenital disorder characterized by fistulous communication of a coronary artery with asystemic or pulmonary vessel or a heart chamber.
Coronary artery anomalies are vascular anatomical differences seen in less than 1% of the population.
MDCT coronary angiography was done on 128-slice CT scanner, which showed absent left circumflex artery with normal right coronary artery and left anterior descending artery (Fig.
Spontaneous coronary dissection is defined as a nontraumatic, noniatrogenic separation of the walls of the coronary artery [1].
Anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ARCAPA) is a rare congenital defect [1].
The incidence of congenital coronary artery anomalies has been reported at less than 1%, indicating that such anatomical abnormalities are relatively rare [1-3].
Anomalous origination of a coronary artery from the opposite sinus (ACAOS) represents the most common form of coronary artery anomalies in adults [1-3].
Keywords: Angiography, Catheter, Image processing, Optimal plane and Right coronary artery.

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