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Acute myocardial infarction due to an acute type A aortic dissection involving the left main coronary artery.
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PMID:  17923883     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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We report a case of anterior myocardial infarction due to a Stanford type A aortic dissection involving the left main trunk of the coronary artery. Acute myocardial infarction due to extension of an acute Stanford type A aortic dissection is an infrequent but devastating situation. In our case a spontaneous aortocoronary dissection involving the Valsalva sinus and the ascending aorta with a history of hypertension is the most plausible cause. Emergent aortic replacement and revascularisation was performed. (Neth Heart J 2007;15:263-4.).
Authors:
E S Zegers; H R Gehlmann; F W A Verheugt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Netherlands heart journal : monthly journal of the Netherlands Society of Cardiology and the Netherlands Heart Foundation     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1568-5888     ISO Abbreviation:  Neth Heart J     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-09     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101095458     Medline TA:  Neth Heart J     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  263-4     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
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