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Cardiovascular magnetic resonance of acute myocardial infarction following traumatic coronary artery dissection.
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PMID:  20686414     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Traumatic coronary artery dissection is a very rare cause of myocardial infarction. Occurrence of this condition late in the posttraumatic period is extremely uncommon. We present a case of a young patient with acute myocardial infarction 4 weeks after blunt chest trauma. Coronary angiography showed left anterior descending artery dissection as well as thrombus formation, and multiple small infarctions were shown by cardiovascular magnetic resonance.
Authors:
Masliza Mahmod; Rick Wage; Francisco Alpendurada; Dudley J Pennell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiovascular medicine (Hagerstown, Md.)     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1558-2035     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown)     Publication Date:  2013 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-08-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101259752     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown)     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  669-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK.
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