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Management of spontaneous coronary artery dissection in the primary percutaneous coronary intervention era.

Abstract:

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is a rare cause of acute coronary syndromes. The increasing use of early angiography in the primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) era has led to earlier identification of patients with SCAD and may encourage an increased use of percutaneous revascularization strategies in this population. However, the pathophysiology of SCAD is distinct from the usually stenotic atherosclerotic plaque-rupture events responsible for most ST-elevation an...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Cardiovascular Medicine
Journal:
The Journal of invasive cardiology
Volume:
22
Issue:
11
Pages:
549-553
Publication date:
2010-11-05
EISSN:
1557-2501
ISSN:
1042-3931
URN:
uuid:29f119eb-ff1e-42bf-8ff2-575ca54bd8e8
Source identifiers:
236709
Local pid:
pubs:236709

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