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Management of a distal coronary psudoaneurysm using an amplatzer vascular plug II.
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PMID:  23954082     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Coronary pseudoaneurysms are rare complications of coronary perforation or dissection that can progress to rupture and cardiac tamponade. There is no optimal standard treatment, and their management is often guided by individual criteria including the risk of rupture, location in the coronary tree, size and flow in it. All of them must be taken into account when deciding the best treatment strategy. We report a case in which an Amplatzer Vascular Plug II (AVP II) was used successfully to occlude a distal coronary pseudoaneurysm that developed early after rescue angioplasty in a woman with a myocardial infarction due to spontaneous coronary dissection.
Authors:
Dante S Lindefjeld; Antonio Gómez-Menchero; José F Díaz
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-8-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1878-0938     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Revasc Med     Publication Date:  2013 Aug 
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Created Date:  2013-8-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101238551     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Revasc Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2013.
Affiliation:
Hospital Universitario Juan Ramón Jiménez, Huelva, España; Hospital Clínico, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.
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