TITLE

Successful stenting of stenotic lesion and spontaneous dissection of left internal mammary artery graft

AUTHOR(S)
Suresh, V.; Evans, S.
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Heart;Jan2007, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses and presents images relative to successful stenting of stenotic lesion and spontaneous dissection of left internal mammary artery graft. It tells of a 75-year-old man who's admitted with sudden onset central chest pain, which was provoked by lifting a heavy bookcase. It mentions that the patient had been asymptomatic since his coronary bypass grafting eight years ago.
ACCESSION #
23638016

 

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