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Acute myocardial infarction with occlusion of all three main epicardial coronary arteries: when Mother Nature takes care more than physicians.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21076923     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Double-arterial coronary stent thrombosis in acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is an infrequent but severe complication, especially when the third main coronary artery is chronically occluded. The conus artery (CA) can serve as a major source of collateral when the left anterior descendent coronary artery (LAD) becomes obstructed. We report a case of a 48-year-old man presenting with AMI due to a very late double-arterial stent thrombosis (ST) following drug-eluting stent implantation and a chronic occlusion of LAD collateralized by a large anomalous CA, which provided for the entire vascularization of the coronary tree.
Authors:
Daniel E Monopoli; Luigi Politi; Fabio Sgura; Rosario Rossi; Maria G Modena; Giuseppe M Sangiorgi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-11-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart and vessels     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1615-2573     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Vessels     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511258     Medline TA:  Heart Vessels     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  222-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Policlinico University Hospital of Modena, Via del Pozzo 71, 41124, Modena, Italy, danielmonopoli@libero.it.
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