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Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2001 Jan;52(1):88-94.

Coronary artery dissection during pregnancy and the postpartum period: two case reports and review of literature.

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Division of Cardiology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11219, USA. koulashok@yahoo.com

Abstract

Spontaneous coronary dissection is a rare event occurring particularly in women during the peripartum and postpartum period. Two cases related to the early postpartum period with a successful outcome are described, together with a comprehensive review of all the previously published cases. Diagnostic and therapeutic considerations of this unique clinical entity are discussed and reviewed.

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