Left main coronary artery aneurysm following percutaneous transluminal angioplasty: A report of a case and review of the literature

Prakash K. Desai, Jae H. Ro, Anthony Pucillo, Melvin B. Weiss, Michael V. Herman

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Abstract

Since its introduction in 1977, the number of PTCAs and its indications have grown. Along with more frequent usage, newer complications have been reported. Aneurysm of left main coronary artery is rare. This report describes the formation of a new non‐obstructing aneurysm in the left main coronary artery after PTCA of left circumflex artery. The patient has had 7 yr of follow‐up with a benign clinical course.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)113-116
Number of pages4
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis
Volume27
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1992
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • angioplasty
  • coronary artery aneurysm
  • ectasia

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