Left Atrial Wall Hematoma as a Consequence of Percutaneous Coronary Angioplasty

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Abstract

Intramural left atrial dissection and hematoma as a complication of a coronary stenting procedure is a very rare entity. We report the case of a 73-year-old man who underwent percutaneous coronary angioplasty for a severe stenosis of the left circumflex coronary artery, complicated by a left atrial intramural hematoma, and was successfully treated with via a minimally invasive port-access surgical approach.

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