TITLE

TOTAL OCCLUSION OF THE LEFT MAIN CORONARY ARTERY--A LETHAL LESION?

AUTHOR(S)
White, Carl W.; Chandra, Michael S.
PUB. DATE
October 1976
SOURCE
Angiology;Oct1976, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p587
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents angiographic evidence of complete left main coronary occlusion and challenges the concept of the invariable lethal nature of this lesion. Documentation of the major obstructive lesion of the left coronary artery prior to its bifurcation; Anxiety caused by the catheterization of the left coronary system due to the frequent occurrence of hypotension and subsequent fatal cardiac arrest; Failure to examine the occlusion of the left main coronary which is believed to be fatal.
ACCESSION #
16352586

 

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