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Computed tomography angiographic demonstration of an unexpected left main coronary artery dissection in a patient with polycystic kidney disease.
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PMID:  20634758     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
We report an unusual case of spontaneous coronary artery dissection in a 59-year-old patient with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease who presented with mild intermittent chest discomfort during hiking. Coronary computed tomography angiography revealed an unexpected dissection flap in the left main coronary artery extending to the proximal part of the left anterior descending artery. After transcatheter placement of a coronary stent, the patient had no recurrent discomfort even during heavy exercise.
Chih-Chia Lee; Chih-Yuan Fang; Chung-Cheng Huang; Shu-Hang Ng; Hon-Kan Yip; Sheung-Fat Ko
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of thoracic imaging     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1536-0237     ISO Abbreviation:  J Thorac Imaging     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8606160     Medline TA:  J Thorac Imaging     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  W4-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Departments of *Radiology †Cardiology, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical Center, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
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