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FFR guided PCI in a patient with dextrocardia and multivessel coronary artery disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17913267     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Dextrocardia is a relatively rare congenital malposition in which the association with coronary artery disease is at the same frequency as in the general population. Previous reports have shown successful attempts at treating percutaneously patients with dextrocardia and coronary artery disease. We report the case of a patient with dextrocardia and multivessel coronary artery disease. In this case we highlight the use of physiologic measurements with a pressure wire, in order to select the significant coronary lesions to treat.
Authors:
Michalis Hamilos; Thomas Cuisset; Narbeh Melikian; Guy Heyndrickx
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Letter     Date:  2007-10-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  130     ISSN:  1874-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2008 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-10-22     Completed Date:  2009-01-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e20-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Coronary Artery Disease / complications,  therapy*
Dextrocardia / complications*
Humans
Myocardial Revascularization*

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