Clin Case Rep Int | Volume 7, Issue 1 | Case Study | Open Access

Twisted in Ostial Left Descending Artery

Elbey MA1*, Alaiti MA2 and Bezerra HG3

1Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Mary’s Hospital, USA
2Department of Cardiology, North Texas Heart Center, USA
3Department of Cardiology, USF Health, USA

*Correspondance to: Mehmet A Elbey 

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A middle age female presented with chest pain. She was a daily marijuana user. Coronary Angiography (CAG) revealed a focal severe ostial stenosis in the Left Anterior Descending (LAD) artery. Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) demonstrated twisted ostial LAD resulting in severe stenosis. Resolute stent was implanted from Left Main into proximal LAD. It was interpreted as a kink leading to severe occlusion.




Elbey MA, Alaiti MA, Bezerra HG. Twisted in Ostial Left Descending Artery. Clin Case Rep Int. 2023; 7: 1478.

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