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what things make coronary artery dissection more likely?

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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. However, a risk of this procedure is the inside wall of the artery being torn which leads to the dissection. Often this requires emergency surgery to repair.
Answered on Jul 20, 2012

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