TITLE

PSEUDO-ANEURISMA POST-TRAUMATICO DE TRONCO DE ARTERIA CORONARIA IZQUIERDA

AUTHOR(S)
Gallo, Melina M.; Carrizo, Sebastian; Cooke, Roberto S.; Carolina E. Glaser; Francisco E. Paoletti; Eduardo Moreyra
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Medicina (Buenos Aires);2011, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p373
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Coronary pseudo-aneurysm is an extremely rare entity. Its natural history is scarcely known and its treatment is controversial. We report a case of pseudo-aneurysm of the left main coronary artery associated with an antero-apical infarct of the left ventricle diagnosed five years after a cardiac arrest following a non-penetrating thoracic trauma. The patient was treated conservatively because percutaneous or surgical correction were not considered suitable for this lesion. A multidetector computed tomography coronary angiogram performed 10 years after the initial event showed no evidence of progression.
ACCESSION #
70456770

 

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