Edge Dissection in Left Anterior Descending (LAD)

Patient History

  • A 58 year old male
  • Shortness of breath with exertion
  • Abnormal stress test

Baseline Angiography

Baseline angiography of LAD

Post-PCI Angiography (1)

Angiography after 2 stents in LAD

Post-PCI HD IVUS

Post-PCI HD IVUS reveals a dissection proximal to the distal stent

Post-PCI Angiography (2)

Stent across dissection based on post-PCI HD IVUS data

Conclusion

HD IVUS reveals dissection in LAD and facilitates optimal end result