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Spontaneous dissection of the left main coronary artery treated with percutaneous coronary stenting.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17712209     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is a rare and often fatal cause of acute myocardial ischemia occurring predominantly in young or middle-aged and otherwise healthy patients. We report a case of spontaneous dissection of the left main coronary artery in a young woman who was successfully treated with percutaneous coronary stent implantation.
Authors:
Mimi Q Le; Frederick S Ling
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2007 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-08-22     Completed Date:  2007-09-18     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E218-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Rochester Medical Center, Cardiology Unit, Rochester, NY 14642, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aneurysm, Dissecting / radiography,  therapy*,  ultrasonography
Coronary Aneurysm / radiography,  therapy*,  ultrasonography
Coronary Angiography
Equipment Design
Female
Humans
Metals
Stents*
Treatment Outcome
Ultrasonography, Interventional
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Metals

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