Category Archives: Case of the Month

CASE OF THE MONTH – SEPTEMBER 2016

STEMI in post partum: how can OCT be helpful?

Dr Sonia Houssany  et Dr Julien Adjedj
Hôpital Cochin, Paris

A 38 years old woman was admitted to our department by mobile care unit for chest pain at day 7 of post partum.

Her medical history included only gestational diabetes and a smoking habit.

She experienced chest pain at rest, while waking up and called for medical assistance. ECG revealed a ST elevation in anterior lead, therefore the patient was referred to the cath lab for coronary angiography.

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CASE OF THE MONTH – APRIL

Provisional Stenting with re-POT procedure on distal left main artery.

François DERIMAY, Gérard FINET
Fédération de Cardiologique Médicale
Hopital Cardiologique Louis Pradel, Lyon

A 66 year-old man , with previous history of diabetes mellitus and hypertension was admitted for an unstable angina.

The initial coronary angiography (6Fr catheter) showed a distal LM to proximal LAD tight lesion and no lesion on RCA.

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CASE OF THE MONTH : JANUARY

Where is the true lumen?

TLGeraud Souteyrand & Pascal Motreff
Cardiology Department, CHU Clermont-Ferrand

A 59 year-old man is admitted in our institution for a first STEMI

His medical history includes a previous ischemic stroke with residual hemiplegia, dyslipidemia and previous smoking.

The diagnosis is made by mobile care unit physicians at H4 . Initial EKG depict ST elevation in the anterior leads. The patient is referred to our cath lab for emergent coronary angiography Cliquez pour voir plus :: Click to see more CASE OF THE MONTH : JANUARY