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Idiopathic mediastinal fibrosis with involvement of the pulmonary vessels and left main coronary artery.
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PMID:  21542119     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Idiopathic mediastinal fibrosis (IMF) is an uncommon clinical condition and the manifestations of this disease vary from a relatively benign disorder with minor symptoms to severe pulmonary vascular occlusion leading to mortality, commonly presenting a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Here we present the case of a Taiwanese woman with obstruction of the left pulmonary veins and artery and stenosis of the left main coronary artery (LMCA) resulting from IMF. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of IMF successfully treated with percutaneous balloon angioplasty with stent placement for the LMCA stenosis. © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Authors:
Shu-Hsuan Chang; Chia-Wen Shih; Meng-Huan Lei
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-5-3
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-5-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Lotung Poh-Ai Hospital, Yilan, Taiwan.
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