Heart 91:471 doi:10.1136/hrt.2004.040832
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The accordion phenomenon

  1. G Davidavicius,
  2. G Manoharan,
  3. B De Bruyne

    A 65 year old man, with a history of non-insulin dependent diabetes, arterial hypertension, hyperlipidaemia, and coronary artery bypass graft surgery, presented with crescendo angina. Salient features on angiography include a normal left ventricular function (ejection fraction 82%), occlusion of the mid left anterior descending (LAD) artery, a 70% proximal stenosis in the first marginal, …