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Right coronary artery dissection. A complication of cardiac catheterization and coronary angiography. FREE TO VIEW

B Eshaghy; J Bhalerao; R P Croke; P Scanlon; H S Loeb; R M Gunnar
Chest. 1976;70(4):551-553. doi:10.1378/chest.70.4.551
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Four patients are described in whom right coronary artery dissection occurred during retrograde catheterization of the left ventricle or coronary arteries. In two patients, acute myocardial infarction occurred. The possible causes, radiographic features, and clinical implications of this infrequent complication are discussed.




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