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“Very” Very Late Stent Thrombosis

The field of interventional cardiology was born on the shoulders of Andreas Gruentzig, MD, who performed the first balloon angioplasty in 1977.  Despite the initial skepticism toward the procedure, balloon angioplasty became a commonplace treatment of coronary artery disease.  516 more words

A splitting headache

A 37 year old woman presented to our hospital with a 9 day history of persistent headaches. Her past medical history was significant for infrequent ‘migraine’ headaches which had previously been associated with visual disturbance. 730 more words

Royal Adelaide Hospital