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Vol 67, No 4 (2009)
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Published online: 2009-04-21
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Angiogram of the month
Primary percutaneous coronary intervention complicated by left anterior descending artery perforation – a case report

Marcin Dębiński, Aleksander Żurakowski, Paweł Buszman
Kardiol Pol 2009;67(4):446-448.

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Vol 67, No 4 (2009)
Other
Published online: 2009-04-21

Abstract

A case of a 72-year-old man with anterior wall myocardial infarction and PCI procedure complicated by coronary artery perforation, is presented. Life-threatening complication was successfully treated percutaneously with graft-stent implantation, and the patient was discharged home five days later in a good condition. Control coronary angiography after 3 months was scheduled.

Abstract

A case of a 72-year-old man with anterior wall myocardial infarction and PCI procedure complicated by coronary artery perforation, is presented. Life-threatening complication was successfully treated percutaneously with graft-stent implantation, and the patient was discharged home five days later in a good condition. Control coronary angiography after 3 months was scheduled.
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Keywords

coronary artery perforation; rupture graft-stent implantation; primary percutaneous coronary intervention

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Title

Angiogram of the month
Primary percutaneous coronary intervention complicated by left anterior descending artery perforation – a case report

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 67, No 4 (2009)

Pages

446-448

Published online

2009-04-21

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2009;67(4):446-448.

Keywords

coronary artery perforation
rupture graft-stent implantation
primary percutaneous coronary intervention

Authors

Marcin Dębiński
Aleksander Żurakowski
Paweł Buszman

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