SPONTANEOUS CORONARY ARTERY SPASM IN LEFT ANTERIOR DESCEND-ING ARTERY-A CASE REPORT

Saravanan Murugesan
unpublished
Coronary artery spasm has been well documented during angiography. Coronary artery spasm should now be considered a well proven clinical entity which may or may not be associated with clinical symptoms and coronary atheroscle-rosis and may be either spontaneous or iatrogenically induced. The most important clinical entity associated with coronary spasm is that of Prinzmetal's angina. Patients who have variant angina are more likely to develop coronary spasm during angiography. Coronary artery
more » ... . Coronary artery spasm is also likely to occur during coronary angiography as a result of catheter irritation.coronary artery spasm is commonly reported with right coronary artery. We report a case of spontaneous occurrence of coronary artery spasm in left anterior descending artery.
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