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Give me a hint. What kind of hassle am I facing if doc suspects coronary artery dissection? What is required to diagnose?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Not good

Depending on the degree of obstruction the dissection causes, you're facing anything from no symptoms to acute coronary syndrome to a full blown heart attack (myocardial infarction).
There is only one way to accurately diagnose coronary dissection: with coronary angiography. Period.

In brief: Not good

Depending on the degree of obstruction the dissection causes, you're facing anything from no symptoms to acute coronary syndrome to a full blown heart attack (myocardial infarction).
There is only one way to accurately diagnose coronary dissection: with coronary angiography. Period.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Coronary angiography

Your cardiologist will carry out a coronary catheterization and angiography and determine weather or not there is one.

In brief: Coronary angiography

Your cardiologist will carry out a coronary catheterization and angiography and determine weather or not there is one.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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