Infective coronary aneurysms: A complication of percutaneous coronary intervention

Guillermo Salinas, Darren Kumar, Scott Lick, Vani Vijayakumar, Mohammed Rahman, Barry F. Uretsky

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We present the case of a patient who developed infective coronary artery aneurysms after percutaneous coronary artery intervention. We describe the patient's clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment, and we review the pertinent medical literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)91-94
Number of pages4
JournalTexas Heart Institute Journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 20 2007
Externally publishedYes



  • Aneurysm, infected/diagnosis/etiology/surgery
  • Angioplasty, transluminal, percutaneous coronary/adverse effects
  • Bacteremia/diagnosis/etiology
  • Coronary aneurysm/etiology/surgery
  • Staphylococcal infections/etiology/drug therapy
  • Stents/adverse effects

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Salinas, G., Kumar, D., Lick, S., Vijayakumar, V., Rahman, M., & Uretsky, B. F. (2007). Infective coronary aneurysms: A complication of percutaneous coronary intervention. Texas Heart Institute Journal, 34(1), 91-94.