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Coronary stenosis treated by percutaneous angioplasty in a patient with dermatomyositis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18319234     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A female patient suffering from dermatomyositis in whom symptoms of heart failure without angina is described. An impairment of left ventricular function and significant coronary lesions were diagnosed using noninvasive and invasive procedures. Coronary angioplasty with stent implantation was successfully applied to improve the quality of life and clinical symptoms.
Jaroslaw Kazmierczak; Malgorzata Peregud-Pogorzelska; Iwona Brzosko
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Angiology     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0003-3197     ISO Abbreviation:  Angiology     Publication Date:    2008 Feb-Mar
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-03-05     Completed Date:  2008-04-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0203706     Medline TA:  Angiology     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  117-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary* / instrumentation
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Stenosis / complications,  radiography,  therapy*
Dermatomyositis / complications*,  radiography,  therapy
Dyspnea / etiology,  therapy
Heart Failure / etiology,  therapy
Middle Aged
Quality of Life
Treatment Outcome

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