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Primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction in a patient with a solitary coronary ostium and a "superdominant" right coronary artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15771933     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Coronary artery anomalies (CAAs) are a rare angiographic finding, sometimes associated with acute coronary events. We report on a case of primary angioplasty for inferior acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in a 66-year-old woman with a solitary coronary ostium in the right sinus of Valsalva and a "superdominant" right coronary artery. We also discuss two potential pitfalls of primary angioplasty: correct interpretation of coronary anatomy and approach to challenging lesions.
Authors:
Giovanni Amoroso; Efisia Monni; Ugo Limbruno; Maurizio Raugi; Marco De Carlo; Nicola Ciabatti; Silvia Guideri; AnnaSonia Petronio; Mario Mariani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  99     ISSN:  0167-5273     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2005 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-17     Completed Date:  2005-07-15     Revised Date:  2006-07-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  473-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary*
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / complications*,  radiography
Female
Heart Catheterization
Humans
Myocardial Infarction / complications,  therapy*

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