Volume 10, Number 2 (8-1996)                   Med J Islam Repub Iran 1996 | Back to browse issues page


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NOOHI F, GIVTAJ N, SAIDI M. A VERY RARE CASE OF FOREIGN BODY IN THE CORONARY ARTERY. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 1996; 10 (2) :165-167
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1206-en.html

From the Cardiovascular Research Center, Shahid Rajai Heart Hospital, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran.
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A 56 year old man was admitted to our center for further evaluation of typical chest pain of ten months' duration. Selective coronary angiography was done and showed a sewing needle-like foreign body which was lying in very close proximity to the anatomic location of the right coronary artery. At operation two pieces of sewing needles were removed, one from the coronary sinus and the other from the right coronary artery before the crux.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Cardiovascular Surgery