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Coronary rupture as a rare cause of acute myocardial ischaemia two months after angioplasty and stenting
  1. K-L Tsui,
  2. K-H Lam,
  3. S-K Li

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An 85 year old man first presented with non-ST elevated myocardial infarction. He had refractory ischaemic symptoms. A coronary angiogram done six days after admission showed three vessel disease. Initial balloon angioplasty performed on the culprit proximal left anterior descending artery (LAD) lesion resulted in a type B coronary dissection. Stenting (3.0 mm/16 mm NIR SOX, Boston Scientific) …

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