Nov 2, 2013

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection and pseudoaneurysm: a case report

The American Journal of Emergency Medicine
Jun-Gang Nie, Jian-Zeng Dong

Abstract

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is a very rare but potentially fatal condition, which often causes acute myocardial infarction and sudden cardiac death. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection associated with pseudoaneurysm has been rarely reported mostly managed with coronary artery bypass grafting. We report a female patient with SCAD and pseudoaneurysm who was treated by successful percutaneous coronary intervention.

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Coronary Aneurysm
Deficiency of butyryl-CoA Dehydrogenase
Coronary Artery Disease
Pseudoaneurysm
Short-Chain Specific Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase, Mitochondrial
Stent, Device
Aneurysm, Dissecting
False Aneurysm of Artery
Myocardial Infarction
Entire Coronary Artery

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