ST-elevation myocardial infarction caused by coronary artery compression due to localized pericardial hematoma caused by coronary perforation.

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Coronary perforation is a rare but serious complication of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). We report a case of coronary perforation during PCI in a post cardiac surgery patient presenting as unusual ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, secondary to compression of an epicardial artery by a localized hematoma, secondary to coronary… (More)

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@article{Cafri2010STelevationMI, title={ST-elevation myocardial infarction caused by coronary artery compression due to localized pericardial hematoma caused by coronary perforation.}, author={Carlos Cafri and Aryeh Shalev and Doron Zahger}, journal={The Journal of invasive cardiology}, year={2010}, volume={22 11}, pages={E189-92} }