November 2010

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Volume 22 Issue 11
Dear Readers,
ABSTRACT: Continuous technological development and modern construction of guidewires make percutaneous interventions safer than ever. Complications associated with device failure are rare and most of them may be avoided. We describe a case where hydr…
ABSTRACT: Coronary perforation is a rare but serious complication of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). We report a case of coronary perforation during PCI in a post cardiac surgery patient presenting as unusual ST-segment elevation myocardial…
ABSTRACT: A unique case of right ventricular myocardial infarction complicating an acute inferior-posterior myocardial infarction in a patient with a single left coronary artery is described. The clinical, electrocardiographic, and hemodynamic featur…
The diagnosis of spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is not always readily apparent on coronary angiography. Even if the diagnosis is suspected, angiography often conveys limited information about the underlying pathology, much of which is…