Coronary Artery Anomalies, Basics

Authors: Michael Ragosta III, MD
Credit/contact hours: .25
Estimated time to complete: 20 Minutes
Publication Date: May 14, 2021
Expiration date: May 13, 2027



The focus of this tutorial is anomalies of the coronary arteries. The incidence of coronary anomalies and their clinical relevance will be reviewed. A wide variety of anomalies have been described and the most commonly observed anomalies will be classified. Finally, specific examples of coronary anomalies and the technical issues regarding coronary angiography will be discussed

You Will Learn

  • To describe the incidence of coronary artery anomalies
  • To associate the symptoms of coronary artery anomalies with specific anatomic findings
  • To explain various mechanisms of myocardial ischemia associated with coronary artery anomalies

Method and medium:

Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again, if a question is answered incorrectly.The course will open in a new tab – to exit the course, simply close the tab.