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Left main stem coronary artery dissection.
  1. P J Molloy,
  2. M B Ablett,
  3. K R Anderson


    Left main stem coronary artery dissection is a rare cause of sudden death. This occurred in a previously asymptomatic 42-year-old white woman; clinical, arteriographic, and necropsy findings are described. Extrathoracic total body perfusion with isolated catheter perfusion of the dissected coronary artery using cold cardioplegic solution may be effective preoperative treatmemt.

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