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Open Access 16-01-2024 | Aneurysm | Heart Beat

Large saccular aneurysm of the right coronary artery

Authors: Gijs J. van Steenbergen, Florien Klein, Thomas P. Mast, Pieter-Jan Vlaar, Koen Teeuwen

Published in: Netherlands Heart Journal | Issue 5/2024

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An 81-year-old woman with no significant cardiovascular history experienced progressive, non-exertional chest pain. Following hospital admission, the electrocardiogram (ECG) revealed ST-segment elevation inferior, leading to a diagnosis of acute inferior myocardial infarction (Fig. 1a). Emergent coronary angiography revealed a giant saccular aneurysm in the proximal right coronary artery (RCA) with significant thrombus, resulting in occlusion (Fig. 1b; Video S1 in Electronic Supplementary Material [ESM]). A subsequent computed tomography scan demonstrated the aneurysm to measure 5 cm in size (Fig. 1c; Videos S2 and S3 in Electronic Supplementary Material [ESM]).
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Metadata
Title
Large saccular aneurysm of the right coronary artery
Authors
Gijs J. van Steenbergen
Florien Klein
Thomas P. Mast
Pieter-Jan Vlaar
Koen Teeuwen
Publication date
16-01-2024
Publisher
Bohn Stafleu van Loghum
Keywords
Aneurysm
Aneurysm
Published in
Netherlands Heart Journal / Issue 5/2024
Print ISSN: 1568-5888
Electronic ISSN: 1876-6250
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12471-023-01847-3

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