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Coronary artery spasm and ventricular fibrillation after off-pump coronary surgery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11834034     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Native coronary artery or bypass graft spasm is a rare cause of acute myocardial infarction after coronary artery bypass grafting. This report presents angiographic documentation of native coronary artery spasm following successful multivessel off-pump coronary revascularization, which caused myocardial ischemia leading to inferior wall myocardial infarction and ventricular fibrillatory arrest.
Hartmuth B Bittner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  73     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2002 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-02-08     Completed Date:  2002-02-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  297-300     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Artery Bypass / adverse effects*
Coronary Vasospasm / etiology*,  radiography
Middle Aged
Ventricular Fibrillation / etiology*

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