Coronary artery disease is the leading source of morbidity and mortality in developed countries [1]. Several transcatheter-delivered treatments have been developed to treat coronary artery disease, such as angioplasty and stent delivery devices. Understanding the anatomy of the coronary artery system is essential for the development of these devices.

In general, the coronary artery system is comprised of four major coronary arteries as displayed in Figure 1: the right coronary (RCA), left main coronary (LCA), left anterior descending (LAD), and circumflex (Cx) arteries. The RCA begins at the right coronary sinus in the aortic root. This vessel courses along the right atrioventricular groove. The LCA begins in the left coronary sinus and branches into the LAD and Cx. The LAD courses down the anterior interventricular groove and the Cx courses around the left atrioventricular groove.

The purpose of this study is to...

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