Cardiac arrest due to spontaneous coronary artery dissection in a patient with coronary ectasia - A case report

H. V. Huikuri, S. 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
Pages (from-to)148-151
Number of pages4
JournalAngiology
Volume42
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

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Pathologic Dilatations
Heart Arrest
Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Coronary Vessels
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

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Cardiac arrest due to spontaneous coronary artery dissection in a patient with coronary ectasia - A case report. / Huikuri, H. V.; Mallon, S. M.; Myerburg, Robert J.

In: Angiology, Vol. 42, No. 2, 01.01.1991, p. 148-151.

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