Cardiothoracic Imaging
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Coronary stenosis

Pre angiogram
Post angiogram


This case exemplifies an acute occlusion of the right coronary artery - click the "Pre angiogram" button. After thrombolysis of the clot, the proximal obstruction was dilated by balloon angioplasty - click on "Post angiogram". Though flow was restored to the coronary, a discrete moderate stenosis is still present in mid-coronary. It was subsequently successfully dilated by balloon angioplasty.

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