Cardiac Arrest Due to Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection in a Patient with Coronary Ectasia—A Case Report

Heikki V. Huikuri, Steven M. Mallon, Robert J. Myerburg

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Abstract

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is a rare event and only in a few patients has the diagnosis been angiographically confirmed during life. A spontaneous dissection of the right coronary artery was detected as a cause of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in a patient with coronary artery ectasia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)148-151
Number of pages4
JournalAngiology
Volume42
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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