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The role of intravascular ultrasound in the management of spontaneous coronary artery dissection.

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Primary or spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is an unusual but increasingly recognized cause of acute myocardial ischemia and sudden cardiac death. Typically, SCAD presents in younger patients without conventional risk factors for coronary artery disease. It occurs more commonly in women than in men, and frequently during pregnancy or the postpartum period. Its pathophysiology is poorly understood, and there is considerable controversy regarding the optimal management of patients ...

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10.1186/1476-7120-6-24

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
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Author
Journal:
Cardiovascular ultrasound
Volume:
6
Issue:
1
Pages:
24
Chapter number:
ARTN 24
Publication date:
2008-01-05
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1476-7120
ISSN:
1476-7120
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uuid:2f5a810c-da1e-4580-a440-84ca5b0eb6e5
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104842
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pubs:104842

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