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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: Depending on the extent, location , coronary territory involved, coronary rupture or not, acute thrombosis or not, able to correct or not.
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Dr. Yoshifumi Naka
36 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: Coronary artery dissection is a serious condition which may mostly lead to a massive heart attack and death. Needs an immediate medical attention.
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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
20 years experience Vascular Surgery
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
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
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
44 years experience Cardiology
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.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Tittle
23 years experience Thoracic Surgery
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
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Dr. Rashed Hasan
30 years experience Pediatrics
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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A 45-year-old member asked:
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Goodman
53 years experience Cardiology
Bad: With a stent.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
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
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
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
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Coronary angiography: Your cardiologist will carry out a coronary catheterization and angiography and determine weather or not there is one.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No it can not: Why you are asking this question,womens monthly can not cause Coronary Artery Dissection
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. J mark Rheudasil
37 years experience Vascular Surgery
Separation of vessel: Vertebral artery dissection is separation or splitting of the layers of the blood vessel wall. This is often related to trauma, and may result in post ... Read More

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