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Resolution of myocardial bridge-related wall motion abnormality and associated myocardial perfusion defect with beta-blocker therapy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16327037     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
While not uncommon, a myocardial bridge may result in significant alterations in coronary flow hemodynamics to the point of being either clinically evident based on symptoms, or visually apparent on noninvasive imaging modalities. We report a case of a myocardial bridge of the mid-left anterior descending artery associated with anterior wall akinesis on left ventriculography, and evidence of a fixed perfusion defect in the anterior wall by gated cardiac single photon emission computed tomography that resolved with initiation of beta-blocker therapy.
Authors:
R Todd Hurst; J Wells Askew; Richard Lee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2005 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-12-05     Completed Date:  2006-03-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E40-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists / therapeutic use*
Aged
Atherectomy
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Circulation / drug effects*
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / complications*,  physiopathology*,  radiography,  radionuclide imaging,  therapy*
Female
Heart / drug effects,  physiopathology,  radionuclide imaging
Heart Ventricles
Humans
Stents
Stroke Volume
Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon
Ventricular Dysfunction, Left / drug therapy,  etiology*,  physiopathology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenergic beta-Antagonists

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