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Subocclusion of the sinus node artery during coronary angioplasty: arrhythmological considerations.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20641108     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the case of a 58-year-old man who developed atrial fibrillation as a result of iatrogenic subocclusion of a diseased sinus node artery, originating from the left circumflex artery (LCx), occurring during LCx stenting, suggestive of an ischemic etiology of sinus node dysfunction.
Authors:
Flavio D'Ascenzi; Alessandro Iadanza; Valerio Zacà; Carlo Pierli; Sergio Mondillo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical cardiology     Volume:  33     ISSN:  1932-8737     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Cardiol     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-19     Completed Date:  2010-10-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903272     Medline TA:  Clin Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E35-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright (c) 2010 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Cardiologia Universitaria, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Siena, Italy. flavio.dascenzi@libero.it
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Coronary Syndrome / therapy*
Amiodarone / therapeutic use
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary / adverse effects*,  instrumentation
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents / therapeutic use
Atrial Fibrillation / etiology*,  radiography,  therapy
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Restenosis / etiology*,  radiography,  therapy
Drug-Eluting Stents
Humans
Iatrogenic Disease*
Male
Middle Aged
Sick Sinus Syndrome / etiology*,  radiography,  therapy
Syncope / etiology
Treatment Outcome
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Arrhythmia Agents; 1951-25-3/Amiodarone

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