Anatomic correction of ALCAPA in an adult presenting with sudden cardiac death

Walid Simry, Ahmed Afifi, Hatem Hosny, Ahmed ElGuindy, Magdi Yacoub

Abstract


We report on a young adult with ALCAPA, who was successfully resuscitated after collapsing in ventricular fibrillation while playing football. This was followed by anatomical correction of the anomaly with a smooth recovery and return to his daily activities. The advantages of this approach are discussed in this brief report.

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