Arteria lusoria is a rare aortic arch anomaly, with 1%-2% incidence. This image series documents the discovery of this anatomic variant in a patient who presented for primary percutaneous coronary intervention due to myocardial infarction. Awareness of this anomaly and subsequent rapid conversion to femoral access can reduce door-to-balloon time during primary PCI.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Journal of Invasive Cardiology|
|State||Published - Jun 1 2015|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine