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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 13-15

Expanding giant right coronary artery aneurysm: An acute need for new management strategies


1 Department of Internal Medicine, Wright Center, The Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, PA, USA
2 Department of Internal Medicine, Commonwealth Health Regional Hospital of Scranton Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, The Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, PA, USA
3 Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Gian Sagar Medical College, Banur, Patiala, India
4 Department of Internal Medicine, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, The Chicago Medical School, USA

Correspondence Address:
Vishal Sehgal
Commonwealth Health Regional Hospital of Scranton Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, The Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, PA 18510
USA
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Source of Support: Only Departmental support, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1995-705X.132139

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Angiography use has become increasingly common worldwide. Coronary artery aneurysm may be an incidental finding during angiography. Occasionally it might be symptomatic or may become symptomatic over the course of time. Rupture of aneurysm may lead to disastrous complications. Here we present a case in which aneurysm was asymptomatic but surgical intervention was done because of rapid increase in the size of aneurysm. This is to drive home the point that timely surgical intervention is instrumental in preventing complications associated with possible rupture of the aneurysm.


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