Dissection of the right coronary artery following blunt cardiac injury.

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BACKGROUND Coronary artery dissection is a rare complication of blunt thoracic trauma which can become rapidly lethal necessitating prompt diagnosis and treatment. Most reported cases of coronary artery injury, including dissection, involve the left anterior descending coronary artery, given its anatomical location in relation to the impact. DESCRIPTION… (More)

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@article{Vogiatzis2015DissectionOT, title={Dissection of the right coronary artery following blunt cardiac injury.}, author={Ioannis A Vogiatzis and Irena Dapcevic}, journal={Hippokratia}, year={2015}, volume={19 3}, pages={278-80} }