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Thrombotic occlusion of a large septal perforator presenting as ST-segment elevation in V1-V2 and treated with aspiration thrombectomy: a brief review of the literature.
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PMID:  21183777     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The interventricular septum constitutes approximately one-third of the mass of the left ventricle, and the bulk of the anterior septum is supplied by septal branches of the left anterior descending coronary artery. Ischemia of the interventricular septum results in angina, infarction, biventricular failure and ventricular arrhythmias. While the majority of septal infarctions are due to occlusions of the proximal left anterior descending coronary artery, a large first septal branch thrombosis can rarely be the culprit. Given the paucity of data pertaining to septal perforator disease, a thorough discussion on septal perforator coronary artery interventions and an illustrative case will be provided.
Authors:
Todd A Dorfman; Jon R Resar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E255-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N. Wolfe St, Carnegie 568, Baltimore, MD 21287-073, USA. tdorfma1@jhmi.edu
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