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Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Mar;85(4):611-4. doi: 10.1002/ccd.25628. Epub 2014 Aug 22.

Coronary artery compression three months after transcatheter pulmonary valve implantation.

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  • 1Unit 3A, Interventional Cardiology Research Office, Prairie Vascular Research Network (PVRN), Regina General Hospital, Regina, Saskatchewan, S4P 0W5, Canada.

Abstract

We report a case of a 29-year-old man who developed exercised-induced myocardial infarction 3 months post Melody valve implantation. We introduce the concept of ruling out dynamic coronary artery compression by simulating transcatheter pulmonary valve implant while increasing cardiac output and thus aortic dimensions in the catheterization laboratory. © 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

© 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

KEYWORDS:

adult; congenital; interventions

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