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ST elevation during treadmill exercise test in a young patient with slow coronary flow: a case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16766061     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The coronary slow flow phenomenon is an angiographic curiosity characterized by delayed distal vessel opacification provided that the presence of significant epicardial coronary disease is excluded. Slow flow phenomenon in epicardial coronary arteries is not infrequent finding during routine coronary angiography. However, the clinical features of patients with slow flow phenomenon have not been extensively studied. ST elevation in leads without Q waves during exercise testing has not been previously reported in patients with slow flow phenomenon. In the current case, we report a 29-year-old man with angiographically normal coronary arteries associated with slow coronary flow in the absence of any significant obstructive coronary artery disease and no evidence of epicardial coronary artery spasm in whom ST segment elevation in leads I and aVL was observed at maximal exercise of treadmill test.
Authors:
Turgay Celik; Atila Iyisoy; Hurkan Kursaklioglu; Cagdas Yuksel; Hasan Turhan; Ersoy Isik
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  112     ISSN:  1874-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2006 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-09-20     Completed Date:  2006-10-26     Revised Date:  2007-02-22    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e1-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Circulation / physiology
Coronary Vessels / physiopathology*
Electrocardiography
Exercise Test*
Heart Conduction System / physiology*
Humans
Male
Myocardial Ischemia / physiopathology*,  radiography

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