Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: stent it or wait for healing?
  1. R Sarmento-Leite,
  2. P R M Machado,
  3. S L Garcia

Statistics from

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is an extremely rare cause of unstable angina and acute myocardial infarction or other ischaemic manifestations. It is more prevalent in young women, particularly in the peripartum period. There are a number of associated conditions such as inborn errors of metabolism and collagen synthesis, atherosclerotic disease, oral contraceptive use, and intense physical exercise, but …

View Full Text