Dissecting hematoma of the thoracic aorta extending into a coronary artery. Angiographic demonstration

Academic Article


  • Coronary artery dissection due to intramural extension from a dissecting hematoma of the aorta is an uncommon but well-recognized complication, occurring in 8% of a large pathological series. Angiographic demonstration of a case is presented and other causes of coronary artery dissection are discussed.
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  • Radiology  Journal
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    Author List

  • Lantos G; Sos TA; Sniderman KW; Saddekni S; Hilton S
  • Start Page

  • 329
  • End Page

  • 330
  • Volume

  • 135
  • Issue

  • 2