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Double-barrel coronary artery dissection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16138718     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Coronary artery dissection is a common occurrence after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA). However, we report herein a rare case of double-barrel coronary artery dissection occurring 1 year after PTCA for stenosis in the left circumflex coronary artery. The case history and angiographic findings are reported, and relevant literature is reviewed.
Pai-Feng Hsu; Tse-Min Lu; Hsin-Bang Leu; Wan-Leong Chan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Chinese Medical Association : JCMA     Volume:  68     ISSN:  1726-4901     ISO Abbreviation:  J Chin Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2005 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-05     Completed Date:  2005-09-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101174817     Medline TA:  J Chin Med Assoc     Country:  China (Republic : 1949- )    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  383-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary / adverse effects*
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Vessels / injuries*

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