Catheter-induced aortic dissection after invasive coronary angiography: evaluation with MDCT.

@article{Tanasie2011CatheterinducedAD,
  title={Catheter-induced aortic dissection after invasive coronary angiography: evaluation with MDCT.},
  author={Cristiana Tanasie and Martin Chandonnet and Anne S. Chin and Andr{\'e} Kokis and Hung Ly and Louis P Perrault and C Chartrand-Lefebvre},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2011},
  volume={197 6},
  pages={1335-40}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to describe the MDCT findings of retrograde aortic extension of catheter-induced coronary artery dissection and the use of MDCT in follow-up of this complication. CONCLUSION Coronary artery dissection with aortic extension can be a fatal although infrequent complication. The coronary artery entry point is usually stented in the catheterization laboratory. Thereafter, CT is the imaging modality of choice for immediate confirmation of the presence of… CONTINUE READING
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