Determining the Natural and Unnatural History of Anomalous Aortic Origin of a Coronary Artery (AAOCA) with an Interarterial or Intraconal or Intramural course: Establishing a Multi- Institutional Registry

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions:
    Malformation Of Coronary Vessels
  • Age: Between 0 - 30 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other Inclusion Criteria:
    1. Subjects who have diagnosis and/or management of AAOCA at a CHSS member institution from January 1, 1998 forward
    2. Subjects who are 0 to 30 years old
    3. Subjects who have surgical repair performed from January 1, 1998 to study initiation (January 20, 2009) for retrospective subjects
    4. Subjects who have surgical repair performed from January 21, 2009 forward for prospectively identified subjects
    5. Subjects with structurally normal heart or with small, hemodynamically insignificant lesion, including: patent ductus arteriosus, atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, mild pulmonic valvar stenosis, or bicuspid aortic valve without aortic stenosis.
    6. Subjects able to provide written consent and authorization or parental/guardian permission if applicable.

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

    1. Subjects with anomalous coronary from the pulmonary artery, coronary artery atresia, or other coronary artery anomalies (e.g., coronary-cameral fistula, coronary aneurysms, myocardial bridging)
    2. Subjects with hemodynamically significant structural heart disease, except as outlined above.

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