Cardiothoracic Imaging
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Coronary clot

RCA clot angio 1
RCA clot angio 2
RCA clot angio 3


Sequential right coronary artery (RCA) angiograms ("1", "2" and "3") showing diagnosis and treatment of a patient whose acute coronary syndrome was caused by a clot at the site of a high - grade stenosis in the proximal right coronary. Angio "1" shows the clot as a void in the contrast. Angio "2" shows balloon angioplasty of the stenosis. Angio "3" shows placement of an intra-coronary stent with complete restoration of lumen patency and flow.

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