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Korean J Pediatr 2015 December;58(12) :501-504.
Published online 2015 December 15.       
Giant coronary aneurysm caused by Kawasaki disease: consistency between catheter angiography and electrocardiogram gated dual-source computed tomography angiography
Eun-ha Hwang1, Jung-ki Ju2, Min-Jung Cho1, Ji-Won Lee3, Hyoung-Doo Lee4
1Department of Pediatrics, Pusan National University Hospital, Busan, Korea
2Department of Pediatrics, Good Gang-An Hospital, Busan, Korea
3Department of Radiology, Pusan National University Hospital, Busan, Korea
4Department of Pediatrics, Pusan National University Childrens Hospital, Yangsan, Korea
Corresponding Author: Min-Jung Cho ,Tel: +82-51-240-7298, Fax: +82-55-360-2181, Email: mjchomd@gmail.com
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ABSTRACT
We present the case of a 5-year-old child with coronary complications due to Kawasaki disease;this patient unintentionally underwent both dual-source computed tomography (DSCT) coronary angiography and invasive coronary angiographic examination in 2 months. This case highlights the strong consistency of the results between DSCT coronary angiography and invasive coronary angiography. Compared to conventional invasive coronary angiography, DSCT coronary angiography offered additional advantages such as minimal invasiveness and less radiation exposure.
Keywords: Coronary aneurysm | Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome | Coronary angiography | Multidetector computed tomography
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