Periprocedural Left Main Coronary Artery Dissection — Successful Conservative Management

From the Department of Cardiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology, Bangalore, India.

The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein.

Manuscript submitted December 3, 2008, and accepted February 4, 2009.

Address for correspondence: Prof. Ravindranath Khandenahally Shankarappa, MD, DM, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology, Jaya Nagar, 9th Block, BG Road, Bangalore 560069, India. E-mail: [email protected]

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J INVASIVE CARDIOL 2009;21:E



Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection and Severe Hypothyroidism

From the Division of Cardiology, Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, Connecticut.

The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein.

Manuscript submitted November 20, 2008, and accepted December 3, 2008.
Address for correspondence: Costin N. Ionescu, MD, PhD, Division of Cardiology, Hospital of Saint Raphael, 1450 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06511. E-mail: [email protected]

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J INVASIVE CARDIOL 2009;21:E60-E62

Case Report. A 44-year-old fe



Perforation of the Ramus Intermedius and Fistula Formation with the Great Cardiac Vein

From the *Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Winthrop-University Hospital and SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine, 259 First Street, Mineola, New York, and the §Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York.

The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein.

Address for correspondence: Adam Davis, DO, Winthrop University Hospital, Division of Cardiology, 259 First Street, Mineola, NY 11501.
E-mail:[email protected]

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In-Situ Wire Technique in Coronary Fistula Closure

From the Department of Cardiac and Vascular Interventional services, Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute of New York.

Disclosure: Dr. Carlos Ruiz is a consultant to AGA Medical Corporation. Neither Dr. Schneider nor Dr. Jain have conflicts related to the content herein.

Manuscript submitted October 30, 2008, provisional acceptance given December 8, 2008, and final version accepted December 11, 2008.

Address for correspondence: Laurence M. Schneider, MBBCh, FRACP, Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute of New York, Department of Cardiac and Vascular Interventional Serv



Treatment of Severe Regurgitation of Stentless Aortic Valve Prosthesis with a Self-Expandable Biological Valve

From the Division of Cardiology, Ferrarotto Hospital, University of Catania, Italy.

Disclosure: Dr. Gian Paolo Ussia is a proctor for CoreValve Inc. None of the other authors report any conflicts of interest regarding the content herein.

Manuscript submitted September 10, 2008, provisional acceptance given October 29, 2008, and final version accepted November 3, 2008.

Address for correspondence: Gian Paolo Ussia MD FSCAI, Director of Interventional Structural and Congenital Heart Disease Programme, Invasive Cardiology, Division of Cardiology – Ferrarotto Hospital, Univer



Septal Infarction and Complete Heart Block following PCI of the LAD (full title below)

From the *SUNY Buffalo Cardiology Fellowship, Buffalo, New York, and §Buffalo VA Medical Center, Buffalo, New York.

The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein.

Manuscript submitted November 17, provisional acceptance given December 2, 2008 and final version accepted December 4, 2008.

Address for correspondence: Dmitriy Kireyev, MD, Cardiology Department, Buffalo VA Medical Center, 3495 Bailey Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14215. E-mail: [email protected]

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Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection and the Role for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: To Treat or Not To Treat?

From the *Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, and the §Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein.

Manuscript submitted October 8, 2008, provisional acceptance given December 3, 2008, and final version accepted December 4, 2008.

Address for correspondence: Dr. Jonathan N. Townend, Consultant Cardiologist, Departme



Nonsurgical Closure of Recurrent Rupture of Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm in the Presence of Aortic Prosthesis

From the Department of cardiology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, India.

The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein.

Manuscript submitted September 2, 2008, provisional acceptance given Novemer 3, 2008, and final version accepted November 10, 2008.

Sasidharan Bijulal, MD, DM, Assistant Professor of Cardiology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, India 695011. E-mail [email protected]

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Large Mycotic Pseudoaneurysm of the Left Circumflex Treated with Antibiotics and Covered Stent

From the *Department of Medicine, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, Pennsylvania, and §Heart Care Group, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, Pennsylvania.

The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein.

Manuscript submitted August 28, 2008, provisional acceptance given November 3, 2008, manuscript accepted November 11, 2008.

Address for correspondence: Nasir Sharieff, MD, MRCP, Resident, Department of Medicine, Lehigh Valley Hospital, 1240 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, PA 18103. E-mail: [email protected]



Separate Origin of Major Coronary Arteries from the Right Sinus with Angioplasty and Stenting of Anomalous LCx and LAD Arteries

From the Department of Cardiology, Royal Hospital, Sultanate of Oman.

The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein.

Manuscrript submitted August 28, 2008, provisional acceptance given September 24, 2008, manuscript accepted October 2, 2008.

Address for correspondence: Prashanth Panduranga, MBBS, MD, Department of Cardiology, Royal Hospital, PB 1331, Sultanate of Oman, Muscat, 111. E-mail: [email protected]

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ABSTRACT: Coronary arteries of anomalous or