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Understanding Coronary Sinus Stenosis: Rare Yet Significant

Understanding Coronary Sinus Stenosis: Rare Yet Significant

4 mins read

Welcome to Prime Diagnostic Centre’s blog, where we delve into rare medical conditions to enhance your knowledge and understanding. Today, we’re exploring the intricacies of Coronary Sinus Stenosis (CSS) in a captivating video hosted by Dr. U P Singh on the Echo Singh YouTube channel. Join us as we unravel the complexities of this rare entity, shedding light on its congenital and acquired forms, associated complications, and diagnostic challenges.

Unveiling the Rarity of Coronary Sinus Stenosis

Coronary Sinus Stenosis is an exceptionally rare condition, with only a handful of cases reported in the medical literature. Dr. U P Singh takes us on a journey through the unique characteristics of CSS, emphasizing its congenital origins, association with persistent left superior vena cava (L SVC), and potential complications such as atresia. Gain insights into the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical manifestations of this intriguing condition.

Exploring Congenital and Acquired Forms

CSS can manifest in both congenital and acquired forms, each presenting its own set of challenges for diagnosis and management. From stenosis at the ostium, lumen, or origin of the coronary sinus to acquired stenosis following electrophysiology studies, ablation of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), or cardiac surgery, Dr. U P Singh elucidates the diverse etiologies and clinical implications of CSS.

Navigating Diagnostic Challenges

Diagnosing Coronary Sinus Stenosis requires a high index of suspicion and a multimodal approach to imaging and assessment. Dr. U P Singh discusses the diagnostic modalities and challenges associated with CSS, providing valuable insights for healthcare professionals to recognize and manage this rare condition effectively.


This information is not intended to be used for diagnosis or treatment. It is aimed at presenting a perspective only and is not a substitute for a prescription. Anyone experiencing a medical condition should consult their doctor.