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Published online: 2006-09-13
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Case reports
The extreme curvature of the coronary artery as a possible cause of myocardial infarction. A case report

Arkadiusz Derkacz, Ryszard Poręba, Małgorzata Poręba, Ryszard Andrzejak
Kardiol Pol 2006;64(8):891-893.

open access

Vol 64, No 8 (2006)
Other
Published online: 2006-09-13
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract

A case of a 60 year old female with angina and remote myocardial infarction is presented. Coronary angiography revealed an extreme curvature of the right coronary artery which was the most probable cause of infarction. A coronary stent was implanted which resulted in clinical improvement.

Abstract

A case of a 60 year old female with angina and remote myocardial infarction is presented. Coronary angiography revealed an extreme curvature of the right coronary artery which was the most probable cause of infarction. A coronary stent was implanted which resulted in clinical improvement.
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Keywords

coronary artery; curvature; myocardial infarction

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Title

Case reports
The extreme curvature of the coronary artery as a possible cause of myocardial infarction. A case report

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 64, No 8 (2006)

Pages

891-893

Published online

2006-09-13

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2006;64(8):891-893.

Keywords

coronary artery
curvature
myocardial infarction

Authors

Arkadiusz Derkacz
Ryszard Poręba
Małgorzata Poręba
Ryszard Andrzejak

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