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Value of the electrocardiogram in localizing the occlusion site in the left anterior descending coronary artery in acute anterior myocardial infarction.
Usefulness of the electrocardiogram in predicting the occlusion site in acute anterior myocardial infarction with isolated disease of the left anterior descending coronary artery. Rev Esp Cardiol 2002; 55: 1036-41.
Dual left anterior descending coronary artery: Surgical revascularization in 4 patients.
The significance of myocardial bridge upon atherosclerosis in the left anterior descending coronary artery. J Pathol.
Systolic compression of the left anterior descending coronary artery: a case series, review of the literature, and therapeutic options including stening.
The model adopted was that of surgically-induced myocardial ischemia, performed by means of left anterior descending coronary artery occlusion (LAD) for 30 min followed by reperfusion for another 4 h.
Group 3 patients were more likely to have two- or three-vessel disease and more likely to have severe left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) occlusion (70-95% occlusion), severe right coronary artery (RCA) stenosis (>70% occlusion) and total RCA, and left circumflex (Lcx) occlusion, compared to group 1 and 2 patients.
An autopsy revealed severe proximal coronary artery disease of the left main coronary artery, left anterior descending coronary artery, and right coronary artery, as well as evidence of "remote and recent myocardial infarction."
The inferior left ostium supplied the left anterior descending coronary artery, which had an initial intraseptal course, to become epicardial in the mid-left ventricular wall within the interventricular sulcus.
Patients with isolated left anterior descending coronary artery disease undergoing nonemergent revascularization may be successfully treated currently with angioplasty (often with the concomitant use of intracoronary stent), conventional CABG, or the new and evolving technique of MIDCAB.
Caption: Figure 1: Left coronary angiogram showing a moderate stenosis (arrow) of the left anterior descending coronary artery.

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