Acute left main coronary artery occlusion


BURGAZLI K. M. , Bilgin M. , SOYDAN N., CHASAN R., ERDOGAN A.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.29, no.1, pp.216-217, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.12669/pjms.291.2819
  • Title of Journal : PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.216-217

Abstract

The treatment of an acute left main coronary artery occlusion still poses a challenge. In this case report we present a 50-year-old patient with an acute occlusion of the left main artery. After a successful angioplasty without "stenting" due to the complexity of the stenosis the patient underwent a successful bypass surgery. We discuss the therapeutic options of acute left main occlusion regarding medical, interventional and surgical options.