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Sinus Node Ischemia—A Unique Presentation

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Sinus node dysfunction, as the sole manifestation of an acute coronary syndrome, is rare. We report a case of ischemic dysfunction of the sinus node in a patient who had previously undergone coronary artery bypass grafting for triple vessel disease. Intermittent rest angina with a junctional rhythm was noted in spite of patent grafts to all three vessels, which resolved after percutaneous revascularization of the right coronary artery.

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Morakhia, J. , Ramachandran, P. , Sanjeeva, N. , Damodaran, H. , Kothari, S. and Thakkar, A. (2015) Sinus Node Ischemia—A Unique Presentation. International Journal of Clinical Medicine, 6, 50-54. doi: 10.4236/ijcm.2015.61007.

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