Delayed spontaneous recanalization of a totally occluded right coronary artery following failed percutaneous coronary intervention with associated Type F dissection: Case report and review

Curtiss T. Stinis, Chowdhury H. Ahsan, Mohammad Reza Movahed

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Coronary artery dissection is a well-known and frequent complication of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). We report the first case of a Type F dissection following PCI of the distal right coronary artery causing total vessel occlusion that could not be stented but was associated with late spontaneous recanalization and a favorable outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)174-178
Number of pages5
JournalCardiovascular Revascularization Medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005
Externally publishedYes



  • Coronary dissection
  • Percutaneous coronary intervention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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