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LAD SPASM


For cardiologists and radiologists . Spasm of LAD beyond second diagonal causing rest angina. Pain and spasm cleared following intra coronary nitroglycerine. Myocardial bridging will appear as if vessel is squeezed in systole , normal in diastole . In spasm , it will look narrow persistently, irrespective of systole and diastole , and relieves completely with nitroglycerine.




Contributed by Dr Rakesh Gopal , Apollo hospital Chennai 
(Consultant Interventional Cardiologist)
Studied Interventional Cardiology at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology
LAD SPASM Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 Rating: 5

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