Primary spontaneous coronary artery dissections in atherosclerotic patients. Report of nine cases with review of the pertinent literature.

Primary spontaneous coronary artery dissection is one of the rare causes of acute myocardial infarction. Previous studies reports that it is mostly seen in middle aged women in the last trimester of pregnancy and early postpartum period. Clinical presentation of the disease is variable in pattern and severity related to extent and development rate of… CONTINUE READING