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Precordial ST-segment elevation in acute occlusion of the proximal right coronary artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16777516     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Isolated right ventricular myocardial infarction (RVMI) rarely occurs and accounts for only 3% of all myocardial infarction cases. In the literature, there are several reported isolated RVMI cases with precordial ST-segment elevation. We describe a 45-year-old man with marked ST-segment elevations in leads V1 through V4 accompanied by slight ST-segment elevations in the inferior leads (III, aVF) caused by acute occlusion of a nondominant small right coronary artery proximal to the conus branch causing isolated RVMI.
Turgay Celik; U Cagdas Yuksel; Hurkan Kursaklioglu; Atila Iyisoy; Sedat Kose; Ersoy Isik
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of electrocardiology     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1532-8430     ISO Abbreviation:  J Electrocardiol     Publication Date:  2006 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-06-16     Completed Date:  2006-09-05     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0153605     Medline TA:  J Electrocardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  301-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Etlik-Ankara, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Coronary Disease / complications*,  diagnosis*
Electrocardiography / methods*
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / diagnosis*,  etiology*
Ventricular Dysfunction, Right / diagnosis*,  etiology*
Comment In:
J Electrocardiol. 2007 Jan;40(1):67   [PMID:  17118393 ]

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