Case Report

Successful Ostial Stenting in a Patient with a Single Coronary Artery from the Right Sinus of Valsalva: A Case Report


Single coronary arteries (SCAs) constitute a rare coronary anomaly which is usually asymptomatic. However, SCAs may become symptomatic and even cause myocardial ischemia and infarction and as such necessitate proper intervention whether percutaneous or surgical. We describe an 89-year-old woman with an SCA from the right sinus of Valsalva presenting with chest pain and acute myocardial infarction. We succeeded in performing percutaneous coronary intervention and stenting on the ostial lesion of the SCA, and there were no further complications. The patient was discharged 2 days later with no adverse complications.

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IssueVol 13 No 3 (2018): J Teh Univ Heart Ctr QRcode
SectionCase Report(s)
Coronary vessels Congenital abnormalities Coronary angiography Percutaneous coronary intervention

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Doustkami H, Habibzadeh A. Successful Ostial Stenting in a Patient with a Single Coronary Artery from the Right Sinus of Valsalva: A Case Report. J Tehran Heart Cent. 13(3):140-143.