Cecilia Muñoz C

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Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is a rare condition that usually causes a coronary syndrome, but may also cause sudden death. It is more common in women and is associated with factors such as the peripartum period and oral contraceptive use. We report two cases. A 45-year-old woman with hepatitis C, presenting in the emergency room with angina. An(More)
BACKGROUND The preferred treatment for ischemic mitral insufficiency is mitral valve repair with a prosthetic ring, because it does not deteriorate left ventricular function, allowing better immediate and long-term results. AIM To assess long-term results of mitral annuloplasty with a prosthetic ring for ischemic mitral insufficiency. PATIENTS AND(More)
BACKGROUND Mitral valve repair is the preferred procedure for the surgical treatment of mitral valve insufficiency (MI), procedure that we initiated 20 years ago. AIM To assess our experience and long-term results of mitral valve repair. PATIENTS AND METHODS The database of the cardiology department was reviewed for the period between December 1991 and(More)
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