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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Thoracic Surgery 39 years experience
Yes: Depending on the extent, location , coronary territory involved, coronary rupture or not, acute thrombosis or not, able to correct or not.
Dr. Yoshifumi Naka
Thoracic Surgery 37 years experience
Yes: Coronary artery dissection is a serious condition which may mostly lead to a massive heart attack and death. Needs an immediate medical attention.
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Vascular Surgery 21 years experience
Yes: These tend to occur as part of ascending aortic dissection or during coronary catheterization and they could be fatal.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Coronary dissection: A coronary artey dissection commonly occurs when a plaque causes the lining of the blood vessel to peel away and obstruct the lining of the vessel eff... Read More
Dr. Samir Dabbous
Cardiology 45 years experience
Serious: It means a tear in the coronary arterial wall and almost always leads to sudden cessation of vital blood flow to the heart muscle ie. A heart attack.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Tittle
Thoracic Surgery 24 years experience
Like fixing it. : Dissection of the coronary arteries is where layers of the wall of arteries that supply blood to heart muscle split because of high pressure or injury... Read More
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Coronary artery: A crushing chest pain, the kind of pain that you have never experience before. This may be followed by sudden collapse as the patient develops serious... Read More
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Intervention: Cardiac catheterization uses small catheters that are threaded into the coronary arteries to repair damage and remove clots that cause heart attacks. ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
A slpit in the vesse: Arteries are made up of several layers - sort of like an onion. If there is a partial tear in the inner layer, then a high pressure of jet of blood e... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Thoracic Surgery 39 years experience
Usually: Coronary dissections can be induced or rarely be spontaneous. They can occur during coronary interventions. If flow to the heart muscle severely compr... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Thoracic Surgery 39 years experience
Coronary angiography: Your cardiologist will carry out a coronary catheterization and angiography and determine weather or not there is one.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No: Both tests are famously insensitive and non-specific. Never rely on them for anything, but take the data as one very minor piece of information for co... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery 27 years experience
Yes: Many times the carotid dissection cures/heals itself without residual symptoms. As the dissection heals and scars, it "cures" itself. When it occurs... Read More
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Dr. Michael Chen
Neurology 22 years experience
Arterial tear: An uncommon cause of stroke, but among younger patients, it is one of the most common. Sometimes spontaneously, sometimes after an activity that invo... Read More

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