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Revista mexicana de cardiología

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ALVAREZ-TORRECILLA, Luis Carlos et al. Dysfunction protesis mitral in a patient with white garland syndrome Bland-White-Garland. Rev. Mex. Cardiol [online]. 2014, vol.25, n.2, pp.118-120. ISSN 0188-2198.

Coronary anomalies have an incidence in the general population of 0.2 to 1.2 %, of which the most common is the anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the main pulmonary artery, known as ALCAPA (anomalous left coronary artery from pulmonary artery). It is a rare anomaly representing 0.25 to 0.5 % of all heart disease. The implementation of the left coronary artery from the main pulmonary artery also known as Bland-White-Garland syndrome is the most common coronary anomaly. Case Report: Female 51-year-old show, who electively income for preoperative cardiac catheterization and Protocol were valve replacement for mitral prosthesis dysfunction where was found immobility of a disk. Immobility was found, patient had a history of mitral valve replacement for 15 years for congenital prolapse, during cardiac catheterization of anomalous left coronary implant situation that had not been detected in the first surgical event, presented in medical and surgical session and being accepted for coronary valve replacement reconnection is more evidence, taking procedure without complications. Conclusions: Although BWG syndrome is a rare disease presenting in adulthood, knowledge of this congenital anomaly is important because early diagnosis and treatment can prevent irreversible damage to the myocardium.

Keywords : Bland-White-Garland; congenital anomaly; myocardium.

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