Percutaneous coronary intervention for extrinsic coronary compression after pulmonary valve replacement

Abhay A. Divekar, John J.Y. Lee, Wayne J. Tymchak, Jennifer M. Rutledge

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Abstract

Coronary artery compression is a rare and potentially fatal complication after pulmonary valve replacement. This report describes myocardial infarction from extrinsic left main coronary artery compression after pulmonary valve replacement in a 10-y-old boy. He was successfully treated with percutaneous coronary intervention.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)482-484
Number of pages3
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Volume67
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2006
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Left main coronary disease
  • Pediatric interventions
  • Percutaneous coronary intervention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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