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A case of aortocoronary dissection as a complication during a percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9874075     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of aortocoronary dissection during a percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) which resulted from an antegrade and also a progressively retrograde extension of the coronary dissection into the Sinus of Valsalva and the ascending aorta. It was successfully treated with stenting without an operation, resulting in optimal coronary blood flow and diminution of the aortic dissection.
J H Bae; K B Kim; K S Kim; Y N Kim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0167-5273     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1998 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-03-16     Completed Date:  1999-03-16     Revised Date:  2006-07-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  237-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Keimyung University, DongSan Hospital, Taegu, South Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary / adverse effects*
Aorta / injuries*
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Disease / radiography,  therapy
Coronary Vessels / injuries*
Follow-Up Studies
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications / etiology*,  radiography,  therapy
Sinus of Valsalva / injuries

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