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An unusual primary percutaneous coronary intervention
  1. V A Ezzat,
  2. D R Holdright
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A 72-year-old woman presented with back pain, subsequently attributed to degenerative arthritis. While in hospital, following an episode of severe back pain she developed chest pain. An ECG showed marked ST elevation in the inferior leads and third degree atrioventricular block (panel A). She underwent emergent coronary angiography. At this time her chest …

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