Intracoronary Ultrasound Longitudinal Reconstruction of a Postangioplasty Coronary Artery Dissection
A62-year-old woman presented with unstable angina. Angiography demonstrated a severe stenosis in the distal right coronary artery (RCA), and angioplasty with stent implantation was undertaken. This was complicated by a coronary artery dissection distal to the stent that was detected by angiography and intracoronary ultrasound (ICUS).
Dr Kay was supported by the National Heart Foundation of New Zealand.
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