The Relation between Left Coronary Dominancy and Atherosclerotic Involvement of Left Anterior Descending Artery Origin

Samad Ghaffari, Babak Kazemi, Jalil Dadashzadeh & Bita Sepehri
Introduction: Limited information is available regarding the relationship between coronary vessel dominance and atherosclerotic involvement. Rheological factors have been implicated in the pathogenesis of coronary lesions. More than 90% of the coronary blood flow enters the left coronary if it is the dominant artery. The main purpose of this study was to determine the relation between left coronary dominance and atherosclerotic involvement of left anterior descending artery (LAD) origin. In addition, the prevalence and degree...