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Rom J Leg Med21(2)91-94(2013)
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Pathological and forensic implications of coronary dominance in patients with inferior ST-elevated myocardial infarction

A. Udriste, G. Lupu, D. Popescu, G. Popescu

Abstract: Right and left circumflex coronary artery occlusions cause inferior myocardial infarction. Coronary artery dominance influences the amount and anatomic location of myocardium that is perfused. In patients with acute inferior STelevated myocardial infarction (STEMI) the impact ot coronary dominance on atherosclerosis progression is unknown. Our study evaluated the association between coronary dominance and STEMI related artery.
Keywords: coronary dominance, atherosclerosis, acute inferior ST-elevated myocardial infarction.

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