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Progression of a small eccentric aneurysm to spontaneous coronary dissection within the left main coronary artery.
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PMID:  21174304     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 67 year-old man presented with stable angina pectoris. He underwent primary angioplasty with stenting of the left anterior descending artery ostial lesion five months previously. A small eccentric aneurysm was shown within the left main coronary artery. A second angiography, performed a month later, showed slight enlargement of the aneurysm from the base side. In the final presentation, angiography revealed spontaneous dissection line beginning from the aneurysm base and extending to the left anterior descending artery. Although progression from coronary aneurysms to dissection is rare, it can occur, and patients monitored closely, especially when left main coronary aneurysm is present. Kardiol Pol 2010; 68, 12: 1404-1406.
Authors:
Ahmet Karabulut; Suleyman Tanriverdi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Kardiologia polska     Volume:  68     ISSN:  0022-9032     ISO Abbreviation:  Kardiol Pol     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376352     Medline TA:  Kardiol Pol     Country:  Poland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1404-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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