Tuesday, January 08, 2013

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

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