I am Senior Pathologist’s Assistant in the Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto) with a Medical Degree in Anatomic and Forensic Pathology (Russia) and PhD degree (University of Toronto) in Pediatric T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Participants will be able to recognize the ALCAPA and learn about how to exam heart with this malformation.
Case presentation about a rare congenital heart disease with review of literature and examination congenital cardiac malformation. The patient is a 15 months old girl diagnosed with ALCAPA. At 6 months of age she presented with V. Fib arrest and cardiogenic shock. s/p repair. Heart explant examination showed Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA), post re-implantation of left coronary artery into aorta with mitral valve repair and pulmonary artery plasty, intact, with:
– Remote myocardial infarction
– Cardiomegaly with biventricular myocardial hypertrophy
– Endocardial fibroelastosis, left ventricle, extensive