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Right coronary artery occlusion after acute proximal dissection (hematoma).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6861507     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A known hypertensive presented to the hospital with sudden onset of chest pain and shock. ECG, cardiac enzymes, aortogram and echocardiogram were normal. Hemodynamic monitoring and radionucleotide angiogram demonstrated a severely dyskinetic right ventricle. Autopsy revealed proximal aortic dissection with extramural compression of right coronary artery, resulting in right ventricular dysfunction.
B B Paidipaty; M Husain; V K Puri
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Critical care medicine     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0090-3493     ISO Abbreviation:  Crit. Care Med.     Publication Date:  1983 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-08-17     Completed Date:  1983-08-17     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0355501     Medline TA:  Crit Care Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  574-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Aneurysm, Dissecting / complications*,  pathology,  physiopathology
Aortic Aneurysm / complications*
Constriction, Pathologic
Coronary Disease / etiology*
Coronary Vessels* / radionuclide imaging
Heart Ventricles / physiopathology
Hematoma / complications*
Middle Aged

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