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what sort of disorder is a coronary artery dissection?

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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 effectively causing a heart attack.
Answered on Feb 10, 2012
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.
Answered on Nov 7, 2014
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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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. Shawn Tittle
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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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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
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Dr. Mark Goodman
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Bad: With a stent.

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