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Myocardial Bridging (myocardial + bridging)
Self-expanding intracoronary stent for symptomatic myocardial bridgingCATHETERIZATION AND CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS, Issue 7 2007
S. Hinan Ahmed MD
Abstract Myocardial bridging has been recognized as a potential cause of symptoms of angina, arrhythmias and even infarction. Various treatment strategies including beta-blockers, surgery and more recently intra-coronary stents have been used to manage bridging. We report a novel case of use of self-expanding stent for myocardial bridging in a patient with symptoms of angina and ischemia on nuclear imaging. We further present the 18-month follow up showing minima in-stent stenosis. To our knowledge, this is the first report of using a self-expanding stent in myocardial bridging. The use of self-expanding stents could be a potential treatment for symptomatic myocardial bridging. © 2007 Wiley-Liss, Inc. [source]
Acute anterior wall myocardial infarction in a young male with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and myocardial bridgingCLINICAL CARDIOLOGY, Issue 10 2005
Richard A. Kerensky M.D.
No abstract is available for this article. [source]