Emergency surgical revascularization for catheter-induced dissection of the left main coronary artery


Yildirim T., Cevik C., Selimoglu O., Kurtoglu N., Dindar I., ARSAN S.

TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, cilt.18, sa.1, ss.55-57, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 18 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Dergi Adı: TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.55-57

Özet

Iatrogenic left main coronary artery dissection during selective coronary angiography is quite rare but a life-threatening complication. Since coronary blood flow to an extensive area of myocardium becomes compromised, prompt restoration of vessel patency to limit ischemia is extremely important. Although there are favorable results reported with both bail-out coronary stenting and emergent coronary artery bypass operation, the optimal management of patients with left main coronary artery dissection during invasive procedures remains uncertain. Here we present a 39-year-old woman with accidental dissection of iatrogenic left main coronary artery Successfully managed with emergent surgical revascularization.