Left main coronary artery stenosis after aortic valve replacement

Hellenic J Cardiol. Jul-Aug 2005;46(4):306-9.


We describe two cases with iatrogenic left main coronary artery stenosis where a symptomatology of unstable angina appeared within three months of aortic valve replacement surgery. One patient was treated with aortocoronary bypass and the other with angioplasty and stenting.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary
  • Aortic Valve
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Coronary Stenosis / etiology*
  • Coronary Stenosis / therapy
  • Female
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation / adverse effects*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Stents