Case Report: PDF OnlyDouble-barrel Coronary Artery DissectionHsu, Pai-Feng; Lu, Tse-Min; Leu, Hsin-Bang; Chan, Wan-Leong*Author Information Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. *Correspondence to: Dr. Wan-Leong Chan, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201, Section 2, Shih-Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan, R.O.C. E-mail: [email protected] Received: May 27, 2004 • Accepted: February 3, 2005 Journal of the Chinese Medical Association: August 2005 - Volume 68 - Issue 8 - p 383-385 doi: 10.1016/S1726-4901(09)70180-7 Metrics Abstract Coronary artery dissection is a common occurrence after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA). However, we report herein a rare case of double-barrel coronary artery dissection occurring 1 year after PTCA for stenosis in the left circumflex coronary artery. The case history and angiographic findings are reported, and relevant literature is reviewed. © 2005 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.