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Coronary dissections

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Ana Rita Ramalho, João Silva Marques, Manuel Oliveira Santos, Vitor Matos
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February 27, 2017: JACC. Cardiovascular Interventions
Ronald K Binder, Robert H Boone, John G Webb
Left main dissection (LMD) is a rare but feared complication of cardiac catheterization. It is usually managed by bailout stent implantation or coronary artery bypass surgery. We describe a case of iatrogenic, retrograde LMD during percutaneous coronary intervention. After covering the retrograde entry of the dissection in the ostial left anterior descending artery (LAD), optical coherence tomography (OCT) showed, that there was no antegrade entry in the left main and that the minimal true lumen area in the left main was 7...
January 1, 2014: Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Jose L Diaz-Miron, Patrick A Dillon, Arun Saini, David T Balzer, Jasvindar Singh, Nikoleta S Kolovos, Jennifer G Duncan, Martin S Keller
BACKGROUND: Traumatic coronary artery dissection (CAD) after blunt chest trauma (BCT) is extremely rare, particularly in children. Among coronary dissections, left main coronary artery (LMCA) dissection is the least common, with only two pediatric cases reported previously. Manifestations of coronary dissections can range from ST segment changes to sudden death. However, these manifestations are not specific and can be present with other cardiac injuries. To our knowledge we present the first pediatric case of traumatic LMCA dissection after sport-related BCT that was treated successfully with coronary stenting...
August 2014: Journal of Emergency Medicine
Nicolas Barber-Chamoux, Géraud Souteyrand, Nicolas Combaret, Edgar Ouedraogo, Jean René Lusson, Pascal Motreff
Iatrogenic coronary dissection is a rare but potentially serious complication of coronary angiography and angioplasty. Treatment with angioplasty guided only by angiography is often difficult. Optical coherence tomography imaging seems to be an interesting technique to lead the management of iatrogenic coronary dissection. Diagnosis can be made by optical coherence tomography; it can also eliminate differential diagnosis. Furthermore, this technique can guide safely the endovascular treatment.
March 2016: Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine: Including Molecular Interventions
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