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Discrepancy between coronary angiography and autopsy finding

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Published in American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. 2012, vol. 33, no. 3, p. 247-9
Abstract This article presents the case of a 71-year-old man who developed septic shock complicated by acute renal failure. Because of clinical suspicion of myocardial infarction, 24 hours before passing away, the patient had a coronary cineangiography. Limited incidences and views have been used to avoid contrast-induced nephropathy and no significant lesions were founded. However, the autopsy revealed significant stenosis of coronary arteries. This case report discusses the paradox of this finding.
Keywords Acute Kidney InjuryAgedCardiac CatheterizationCardiomegaly/pathologyCoronary AngiographyCoronary Stenosis/pathologyFibrosisForensic PathologyHumansMaleMultiple Organ FailureMyocardium/pathologyPneumonia/complicationsShock, Septic/etiology
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PMID: 20386302
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Research group Groupe de Recherche en Hémodynamique (913)
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SAXER, Till Alexandre, BURKHARDT, Karim Alexandre, BENDJELID, Karim. Discrepancy between coronary angiography and autopsy finding. In: American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 2012, vol. 33, n° 3, p. 247-9. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:26517

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