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Acute occlusion of left main coronary artery without ventricular damage.
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PMID:  2044248     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a patient with acute occlusion of left main coronary artery with only a small increase of cardiac enzymes but without electrocardiographic signs of acute myocardial infarction. Normal global and regional left ventricular function could be documented angiographically. Damage of myocardium was prevented by extensive collateral circulation from a large dominant right coronary artery.
H Prachar; M Dittel; W Enenkel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical cardiology     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0160-9289     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Cardiol     Publication Date:  1991 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-07-12     Completed Date:  1991-07-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903272     Medline TA:  Clin Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  176-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Medical Service IV, Vienna, Austria.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Disease* / pathology
Coronary Vessels / pathology
Myocardial Infarction* / pathology,  physiopathology
Ventricular Function, Left

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