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Multiple myocardial bridges causing severe ischaemia in adolescent with pulmonary stenosis

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  26 August 2020

Sotiria C. Apostolopoulou*
Department of Pediatric Cardiology & Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece
George A. Vagenakis
Department of Pediatric Cardiology & Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece
Eftihia Sbarouni
Department of Cardiology, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece
Author for correspondence: Sotiria C. Apostolopoulou, MD, PhD, Department of Pediatric Cardiology & Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, 356 Syngrou Ave, AthensGR 176 74, Greece. Tel: +30 210 949 3865; Fax: +30 210 949 3853. E-mail:


Myocardial bridges are often asymptomatic but may need therapy when causing ischaemia. They have rarely been reported in children or in association with CHD, where symptomatology may be mistakenly attributed to the CHD. We report a case of multiple myocardial bridges causing ischaemia in an adolescent with pulmonary stenosis and discuss management.

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