Systolic compression of the left coronary artery caused by a postinfarction left ventricular aneurysm

Tin Kwang Lin, Jeng Kai Teng, Liang-Miin Tsai, Jyh Hong Chen, Chin Lon Lin

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Abstract

A 65-year-old man who developed a ventricular aneurysm following myocardial infarction is presented here with the special finding of systolic compression of the left anterior decending coronary artery by the true aneurysm. In addition to clinical and angiographic findings of the case, we also discuss the causes of myocardial ischemia in ventricular aneurysm and the meanings of systolic compression of coronary arteries.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)329-332
Number of pages4
JournalTzu Chi Medical Journal
Volume14
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Oct

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  • Medicine(all)

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    Lin, T. K., Teng, J. K., Tsai, L-M., Chen, J. H., & Lin, C. L. (2002). Systolic compression of the left coronary artery caused by a postinfarction left ventricular aneurysm. Tzu Chi Medical Journal, 14(5), 329-332.