Revista Costarricense de Cardiología
versão impressa ISSN 1409-4142
SILES VARELA, Marco Antonio; SAENZ MADRIGAL, Eduardo e RODRIGUEZ GUERRERO, Daniel. Angioplastía percutánea del tronco principal de la arteria coronaria izquierda. Rev. costarric. cardiol [online]. 2008, vol.10, n.1-2, pp. 29-31. ISSN 1409-4142.
Percutaneous Angioplasty of the Left Main Coronary Artery We describe the case of a 30 year old female patient with left main coronary artery disease, who was subject for an elective coronary angiogram. During the procedure, she became unstable electrically and hemodinamically, proceeding to place a coronary endoprothesis (stent) in the left main unprotected with success. After 5 months of follow-up, the patient remain asymptomatic.
Palavras-chave : Coronary artery disease; Left main coronary artery; Percutaneous coronary intervention.