Spontaneous coronary dissection treated with directional coronary atherectomy

Richard Charney, Sheldon Breitbart, Mark A. Menegus, Michael Feld, Francis Golier, Hugo Spindola‐Franco, Mark A. Greenberg

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We report a case of spontaneous coronary dissection occurring in a middle aged male which was treated with thrombolytic therapy and directional coronary atherectomy. This technique provides a new option for treating this entity in the cardiac catheterization laboratory.© 1993 Wlley‐Liss, Inc

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)323-326
Number of pages4
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1993


  • coronary dissection
  • directional coronary atherectomy
  • thrombolytic therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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