How should I treat a long and huge coronary pseudoaneurysm after spontaneous coronary artery dissection?

Shinichi Furuichi, Matteo Montorfano, Cosmo Godino, Marcello Murino, Giuseppe M. Sangiorgi, Antonio Colombo

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Abstract

Background: A 42-year-old man with risk factors of hypertension and previous smoking was referred to our hospital five months after acute myocardial infarction due to spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) involving the left main coronary artery and the left anterior descending artery. Investigations: Physical examination, electrocardiography, echocardiography, coronary angiography, intravascular ultrasound. Diagnosis: Myocardial infarction due to SCAD. Management: Percutaneous coronary intervention.

Original languageEnglish
JournalEuroIntervention
Volume6
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2011

Keywords

  • Acute myocardial infarction
  • Coronary artery dissection
  • IVUS
  • Pseudoaneurysm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Medicine(all)

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