Conservative treatment of spontaneous dissection of multiple coronary arteries

Hunt, Benjamin, Chua, Roderick and Bett, Nicholas (2010) Conservative treatment of spontaneous dissection of multiple coronary arteries. Heart Lung and Circulation, 19 11: 678-680. doi:10.1016/j.hlc.2010.07.008


Author Hunt, Benjamin
Chua, Roderick
Bett, Nicholas
Title Conservative treatment of spontaneous dissection of multiple coronary arteries
Journal name Heart Lung and Circulation   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1443-9506
1328-0163
Publication date 2010-11
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.hlc.2010.07.008
Volume 19
Issue 11
Start page 678
End page 680
Total pages 3
Editor Richmond Jeremy
Place of publication Chatswood, NSW, Australia
Publisher Elsevier Australia
Collection year 2011
Language eng
Formatted abstract
A young woman who presented with chest pain was shown with CT and selective coronary angiography to have spontaneous dissections of her left anterior descending and distal right coronary arteries. She was managed with enoxaparin, aspirin, clopidogrel and metoprolol: she was well with a normal stress echocardiogram fourteen months later.

Surgical intervention or angioplasty and stent deployment may be avoided in such patients if they are clinically stable.
© 2010 Australasian Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Keyword Coronary artery dissection
Treatment
CT angiography
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ
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