Giant Noninflammatory and Nonatherosclerotic Coronary Arterial Aneursysm in the Left Main Trunk

Eguchi, Mariko; Kondoh, Susumu; Takagi, Yohichi; Tsuchihashi, Kazufumi; Abiru, Masayoshi; Minatoya, Youichi; Seino, Ryukichi; Fujise, Yukiyasu
July 2000
Angiology;Jul2000, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p599
Academic Journal
Assesses giant noninflammatory and nonatherosclerotic coronary arterial aneurysm in the left main trunk of the heart. Use of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) imaging in the study; Etiology and symptoms of coronary aneurysm; Advantages of a combined evaluation of coronary angiogram and IVUS images.


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