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ST-segment elevation in lead augmented vector right may also be caused by diffuse left main coronary artery vasospasm without fixed stenosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18404728     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
ST-segment deviation in lead augmented vector right (aVR) is useful for evaluating patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). The ST-segment elevation in this aVR in the patient with clinically suspected acute coronary syndrome suggests a strong possibility of left main coronary artery (LMCA) obstruction due to fixed stenosis. In this article, we report the first case, to our knowledge, of ST-segment elevation in lead aVR due to diffuse LMCA spasm.
Authors:
Hamza Duygu; Oguz Yavuzgil; Umit Erturk; Mehdi Zoghi; Filiz Ozerkan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical cardiology     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0160-9289     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Cardiol     Publication Date:  2008 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-04-17     Completed Date:  2008-07-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903272     Medline TA:  Clin Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  179-82     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright (c) 2008 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey. hamzakard@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Coronary Syndrome / diagnosis
Angina Pectoris
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Stenosis / complications
Coronary Vasospasm / diagnosis*,  radiography
Electrocardiography*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged

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