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Can you die from coronary artery dissection?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yoshifumi Naka
Surgery - Thoracic
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Coronary artery dissection is a serious condition which may mostly lead to a massive heart attack and death.
Needs an immediate medical attention.

In brief: 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. Yoshifumi Naka
Dr. Yoshifumi Naka
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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Yes

These tend to occur as part of ascending aortic dissection or during coronary catheterization and they could be fatal.

In brief: Yes

These tend to occur as part of ascending aortic dissection or during coronary catheterization and they could be fatal.
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Yes

Depending on the extent, location , coronary territory involved, coronary rupture or not, acute thrombosis or not, able to correct or not.

In brief: Yes

Depending on the extent, location , coronary territory involved, coronary rupture or not, acute thrombosis or not, able to correct or not.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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