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ST-elevation myocardial infarction caused by coronary artery compression due to localized pericardial hematoma caused by coronary perforation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21041862     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Coronary perforation is a rare but serious complication of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). We report a case of coronary perforation during PCI in a post cardiac surgery patient presenting as unusual ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, secondary to compression of an epicardial artery by a localized hematoma, secondary to coronary perforation by the guidewire.
Authors:
Carlos Cafri; Aryeh Shalev; Doron Zahger
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E189-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Cardiology Department, Soroka Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel.
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