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A lotus root-like appearance in both the left anterior descending and right coronary arteries.
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PMID:  25142445     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A 60-year-old man was referred to our hospital because of dyspnea on exertion. He was diagnosed with heart failure due to an old myocardial infarction. Myocardial stress perfusion scintigraphy revealed inducible myocardial ischemia. Coronary angiography revealed hazy slit lesions in both the left anterior descending (LAD) and right coronary arteries (RCA). We first performed percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) on the LAD lesion. Subsequently, we performed PCI for the RCA lesion using multiple imaging modalities. We observed a lotus root-like appearance in both the LAD and RCA, and PCI was successful for both vessels. We describe this rare case in detail.
Hiromu Kadowaki; Eiji Taguchi; Yoshihiro Kotono; Hiroto Suzuyama; Masayoshi Yoshida; Shinzo Miyamoto; Tomohiro Sakamoto; Kazuhiro Nishigami; Koichi Nakao
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-8-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart and vessels     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1615-2573     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Vessels     Publication Date:  2014 Aug 
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Created Date:  2014-8-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511258     Medline TA:  Heart Vessels     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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