TITLE

Angiographic Recognition of Ostial Left Main Coronary Artery Stenosis: Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
MacMillan, Robert M.; Feldman, Bruce; Maranhao, Vladir
PUB. DATE
August 1986
SOURCE
Angiology;Aug1986, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p614
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Ostial left main coronary stenosis has a poor prognosis and increased mortality rate with coronary arteriography. Due to its anatomic location, visualization of the stenosis may be difficult. A high index of suspicion based upon only a few signs should prompt the physician to perform certain maneuvers to obtain the correct diagnosis. Four illustrative cases are presented and discussed.
ACCESSION #
16477835

 

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