Intraoperative transeophageal echocardiography to diagnose an anomalous circumflex artery.

Journal of cardiac surgery

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Stevens Q, Ahlgren B, Weitzel N, Reece TB, Puskas F. Intraoperative transeophageal echocardiography to diagnose an anomalous circumflex artery. J Card Surg. 2013;28(4):399-401.
We describe a 43-year-old male presenting for hemiarch replacement and possible aortic valve replacement. Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) demonstrated an atypical coronary vessel, enabling proper diagnosis of an anomalous circumflex artery and appropriate operative planning. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12133 (J Card Surg 2013;28:399-401).