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Percutaneous coronary intervention of left main pseudoaneurysm with customized covered stents.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21413127     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Left main pseuodaneurysm is a rare entity and is one of the potentially lethal consequences of coronary artery dissection. We describe a case of a young woman who almost a week after her delivery developed spontaneous left main dissection, manifested as acute anterior myocardial infarction. Left on medical treatment alone over a month, spontaneous dissection progressed to symptomatic large left main pseuodaneurysm, which was treated percutaneously with covered stents. © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Sajid Dhakam; Hafeez Ahmed; Hafeez Ahmeed; Asif Jafferani; Asif Jafarani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2011-03-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  77     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-20     Completed Date:  2011-09-09     Revised Date:  2011-11-10    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1033-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Section of Cardiology, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, Dissecting / complications,  diagnosis,  therapy*
Aneurysm, False / diagnosis,  etiology,  therapy*
Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary / instrumentation*
Anterior Wall Myocardial Infarction / etiology,  therapy
Coronary Aneurysm / complications,  diagnosis,  therapy*
Coronary Angiography
Postpartum Period
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular / diagnosis,  etiology,  therapy*
Prosthesis Design
Treatment Outcome
Ultrasonography, Interventional
Erratum In:
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2011 Sep 1;78(3):491
Note: Ahmeed, Hafeez [corrected to Ahmed, Hafeez]; Jafarani, Asif [corrected to Jafferani, Asif]

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