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Acute myocardial infarction and cardiac arrest due to coronary artery perforation after mitral valve surgery: successful treatment with a covered stent.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21856250     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present a case of a gentleman who presented with acute myocardial infarction and cardiac arrest 6 days after undergoing mitral valve replacement surgery. Immediate coronary angiography revealed perforation of the left circumflex artery which was successfully treated with a covered stent. This report details the successful percutaneous treatment of an exceedingly rare complication of mitral valve surgery.
Harshal Sheth; Rajiv S Swamy; Atman P Shah
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1878-0938     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Revasc Med     Publication Date:    2012 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-23     Completed Date:  2012-10-29     Revised Date:  2013-03-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101238551     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Revasc Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  62-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Vessels / injuries*
Heart Arrest / etiology
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation*
Mitral Valve / surgery
Mitral Valve Insufficiency / surgery
Mitral Valve Stenosis / surgery
Myocardial Infarction / etiology,  therapy*
Postoperative Complications / etiology,  therapy*

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