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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 172-174

Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in a patient with dextrocardia using left transradial approach


Department of Cardiology, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India

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Dr. Munish Dev
Department of Cardiology, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College, Tanda, Kangra - 176 001, Himachal Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/heartindia.heartindia_13_19

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Dextrocardia is a rare condition with mirror-image position of the heart. Given the rarity of this condition, percutaneous coronary intervention in dextrocardia can be technically challenging. A modification in catheter manipulation and image acquisition technique is required for a successful procedure. We report a case of non-ST elevation myocardial infarction in a 55-year-old male patient with dextrocardia, managed successfully with coronary angioplasty of the right coronary artery through the left transradial route.


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