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Spontaneous coronary artery dissection as a cause of sudden cardiac death in the peripartum period.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22798305     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is a rare cause of acute coronary syndromes and can be potentially fatal. The authors describe a case of multi-vessel coronary artery dissection occurring in a young postpartum mother. The diagnosis was established by coronary artery angiography. However, the patient died following a cardiac arrest. The authors discuss the methods of investigation available and the different treatment options.
Authors:
Jatinder Singh Pabla; Lawrence John; William A McCrea
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-12-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2010     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Wiltshire Cardiac Centre, The Great Western Hospital, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
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