A member asked:
can you die from coronary artery dissection?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz answered
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.
Answered on Jul 5, 2012
Dr. Yoshifumi Naka answered
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.
Answered on May 20, 2013
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