CARAT Case Studies: Coronary Artery Variants and Anomalies (CAVA)

Case Study A12-2: Anomalous origin of RCA from Proximal LAD

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LCA – LAO 28 Cran 26
RCA clearly courses anterior to the aorta.

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LCA – RAO 31 Caud 22
Large OM branch supplying most of the AL and IL segments.

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LCA – RAO 31 Cran 18

p>Anatomy – In this variant the RCA is connected to the proximal/mid LAD.

Construction –  (Select Settings > Choose Button Q Nums.) LCA anomaly is shown by selecting RCA Template button Q2.7. Using the “Move branch” function the RCA can be positioned as needed on the LAD.

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