Medical Case Studies

  • Abbreviation: Med. Case Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6532
  • DOI: 10.5897/MCS
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 40

Table of Content: April 2014; 5(1)

April 2014

A rare disease process with deadly consequences and a therapeutic dilemma – spontaneous coronary artery dissection: A literature review

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is a rare but deadly disease process that continues to have an elusive pathophysiology and treatment strategy. We present a 32 year old patient who suffered from a spontaneous dissection of the left anterior descending artery. Multiple case reviews in the literature were reviewed, but no randomized controlled trials are available to help guide our therapy. A conservative strategy...

Author(s): Sunil Naik, Nicholas Tisdale, Nadir Rehman and Shukri David.