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Myocardial infarction following sclerotherapy in a patient with a patent foramen ovale.
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PMID:  23254527     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case is reported of myocardial infarction occurring following sclerotherapy for varicose veins in a patient with a patent foramen ovale (PFO). It is believed that microemboli crossed the PFO as a result of the procedure and caused coronary artery embolisation, resulting in the symptoms, electrocardiographic and biochemical evidence of myocardial infarction.
Authors:
Timothy A C Snow; Julian P McEntee; Sally C Greaves; Harvey D White
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-11-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  The New Zealand medical journal     Volume:  125     ISSN:  1175-8716     ISO Abbreviation:  N. Z. Med. J.     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401067     Medline TA:  N Z Med J     Country:  New Zealand    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  64-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Green Lane Cardiovascular Service , Auckland City Hospital, Level 3, Building 32, Private Bag 92024, Victoria St West, Auckland 1142, New Zealand. HarveyW@adhb.govt.nz.
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