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Spontaneous coronary artery perforation with tamponade. Demonstration by necropsy selective coronary arteriography.
  1. T Semple,
  2. B O Williams,
  3. R H Baxter


    Pericardial tamponade in a 51-year-old man after acute anteroseptal myocardial infarction was the result of spontaneous perforation of an atheromatous coronary artery. The value of a simple necropsy technique of selective coronary arteriography in demonstrating the lesion is described.

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