Optical coherence tomography guided approach to postpartum coronary artery dissection: a case report


  • Francesco Soriano Niguarda Ca' Granda Hospital
  • Stefano Nava Niguarda Ca' Granda Hospital
  • D'Anna Margherita Niguarda Ca' Granda Hospital
  • Vaccaro Valentina Niguarda Ca' Granda Hospital
  • Irene Bossi Niguarda Ca' Granda Hospital
  • Paola Colombo Niguarda Ca' Granda Hospital
  • Giuseppe Bruschi Niguarda Ca' Granda Hospital
  • Silvio Klugmann Niguarda Ca' Granda Hospital




pregnancy and postpartum, coronary artery dissection, optical coherence tomography, angioplasty and stenting


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