Hypoplastic Coronary Artery Disease Presenting with Ventricular Fibrillation Cardiac Arrest

  • Abra Guo Department of Internal Medicine, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
  • Hooman Bakhshi Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church, VA, USA
  • James O'Hara Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church, VA, USA; Virginia Heart, Falls Church, VA, USA
  • Leonard Genovese Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church, VA, USA
  • Adam Fein Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church, VA, USA; Virginia Heart, Falls Church, VA, USA
  • Alireza Maghsoudi Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church, VA, USA; Virginia Heart, Falls Church, VA, USA
  • Chirag Sandesara Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church, VA, USA; Virginia Heart, Falls Church, VA, USA

Keywords

Hypoplastic coronary artery disease, cardiac arrest

Abstract

Hypoplastic coronary artery disease is a rare congenital anomaly that may present with ischaemic heart disease, heart failure or sudden cardiac death (SCD). We describe a case of cardiac arrest in a healthy young man. Work-up revealed a hypoplastic left anterior descending artery. The patient underwent cardioverter-defibrillator implantation for secondary prevention.

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  • Published: 2021-08-02

    Issue: 2021: Vol 8 No 8 (view)

    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
    1.
    Guo A, Bakhshi H, O’Hara J, Genovese L, Fein A, Maghsoudi A, Sandesara C. Hypoplastic Coronary Artery Disease Presenting with Ventricular Fibrillation Cardiac Arrest. EJCRIM 2021;8 doi:10.12890/2021_002736.