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Coronary angioplasty in pregnancy.
  1. N C Cowan,
  2. M A de Belder,
  3. M T Rothman
  1. Cardiac Department, London Hospital, Whitechapel.


    Myocardial infarction is rare in pregnancy. A 30 year old white primigravida had an anterior infarct at 20 weeks' gestation, which was followed by troublesome angina. Coronary angiography showed a tight stenosis of the left anterior descending coronary artery. This was treated successfully by percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty.

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