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Spontaneous plaque rupture visualized by intravascular ultrasound.
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PMID:  8174573     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An intravascular ultrasound examination was performed in order to evaluate an angiographically complicated lesion. Intravascular ultrasound was able to demonstrate spontaneous plaque rupture in a patient with recent acute subendocardial infarction. The inconclusive angiographic appearance was clarified by the intravascular examination and led us to conclude that the myocardial infarction was due to plaque rupture with subsequent thrombotic occlusion, which had spontaneously resolved by the time of the study.
J Zamorano; R Erbel; J Ge; G Görge; P Kearney; L Koch; A Scholte; J Meyer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European heart journal     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0195-668X     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. Heart J.     Publication Date:  1994 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-06-07     Completed Date:  1994-06-07     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8006263     Medline TA:  Eur Heart J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  131-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
II. Medizinische Klinik, University of Mainz, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Artery Disease / radiography,  ultrasonography*
Myocardial Infarction / radiography,  ultrasonography*
Rupture, Spontaneous
Ultrasonography, Interventional*

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