Acquired coronary disease in children: The role of multimodality imaging

Phalla Ou, Shelby Kutty, Diala Khraiche, Daniel Sidi, Damien Bonnet

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Coronary sequelae of Kawasaki disease, post-surgical coronary lesions and cardiac allograft vasculopathy are the main causes of acquired coronary pathology in childhood. Surveillance and timely recognition of coronary problems in children who are at risk of ischemic events are imperative and noninvasive imaging is increasingly utilized for these purposes. Herein, we summarize the causes of acquired coronary disease in children and discuss the role of various imaging techniques that are available to establish the diagnosis and guide management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)444-453
Number of pages10
JournalPediatric Radiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2013


  • Children
  • Coronary artery
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Transposition of the great arteries

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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