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Aberrant origin of the right coronary artery as a potential cause of sudden death: successful anatomical correction.
  1. C Nelson-Piercy,
  2. A F Rickards,
  3. M H Yacoub
  1. Royal Brompton and National Heart Hospital, London.


    A man with an aberrant right coronary artery and haemodynamically important prolapse of the mitral valve was successfully resuscitated. The aberrant right coronary artery was thought to be a possible cause of the cardiopulmonary arrest in this patient. Both lesions were corrected at a single operation.

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